As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a law term, help, furtherance, Ísl. ii. 322, Ld. 26 (advancement).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᛅᚢᛏᛅᚱ-ᚴᛁᚾᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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