As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. a bettering, improving, esp. in theol., Fms. vi. 217, Stj. 158: alliter., böt ok betran.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᛏᚱᛅᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- theological, theologically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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