As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. starvation, destitution, Grág. i. 238, Gþl. 272, Band. 43.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᛅᚱᚴ-ᛚᛁᚢᛋᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Banda-manna Saga. (D. II.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
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