As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. what makes a man the better d., Fms. ii. 276, vi. 107, Karl. 120.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᛁᚾᚴᛋ-ᛒᚢᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
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