As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. a plague, pest, Yer. 21, Kb. 478.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᛁᛒ-ᛋᚢᛏᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Konungs-bók. (B. I, C. I, etc.)
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