As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. compassion, sympathy, Greg. 72.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛋᛏᛅᚱ-ᚢᛅᚱᚴᚢᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Gregory. (F. II.)
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