As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. part. easy to find, in promptu, Hkr. ii. III; neut. used metaph. easy to perceive, clear, Eg. 54, Ld. 194, v. 1.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚢᚦ-ᚠᚢᚾᛏᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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