As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. growth, increase in strength and wealth, Bret., Greg. 43: strength, help, assistance, Glúm. 346, 347, Ld. 88, Hkr. iii. 185, Mork. 128.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚠᛚᛁᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Breta Sögur. (G. I.)
- Víga-Glúms Saga. (D. II.)
- Gregory. (F. II.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
- Morkinskinna. (E. I.)
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