As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. loathsome, piteous, Fms. v. 165, of piteously crying; Fas. ii. 149, of an ogress; Finnb. 218, Bær. 7.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛘ-ᛅᛏᛚᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- s. v.
- sub voce.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Bærings Saga. (G. II.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Finnboga Saga. (D. V.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)