As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj., contr. forms ástgir, ástgar, etc., dear, lovely, Vsp. 17.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛋᛏ-ᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- et cetera.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Völuspá. (A. I.)