As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. (and árvekni, f. mod.), early awake, early rising, Lv. 43, Sks. 19: the name of one of the horses of the Sun, Edda, Gm. 37.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚱ-ᚢᛅᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Grímnis-mál. (A. I.)
- Ljósvetninga Saga. (D. II.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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