As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. part. easy to ‘ken’ or recognise, of distinguished appearance, Al. 21, Fms. i. 44.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚢᚦ-ᚴᛁᚾᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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