As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. pl. ir, [North. E. dow], doughtiness, strength of soul and body, Fms. viii. 411; aldri er d. í þér, thou art good for nothing, Grett. 24 new Ed.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- North. E.
- Northern English.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
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