As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. a request, demand, Fms. i. 208; pl., 655 iii. 4; holds b., carnal lust, Hom. 17, 25 (Lat. petulantia).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᛁᚦᚾᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
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