As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. pressing efforts, exertions; svá mikill a. var görr um leitina, the search was carried on so thoroughly, Band. 4 C; cp. reki.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛏ-ᚱᛁᚴᛅᚾᛏᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Banda-manna Saga. (D. II.)