As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. (now viðkvæmr), very touchy, tender, sensitive; a. ok lasmeyrr, of a snake’s belly, easy to wound, Stj. 98; öngvær (depressed) ok auðkumul, (fem.) touchy, Bs. i. 323; a. í skapi, irritable, 353.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚢᚦ-ᚴᚢᛘᛅᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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