As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. everlasting, eternal, 625. 188, Fms. i. 75, K. Á. 228, N. T.; at eilífu, for ever and ever, Niðrst. 8, Hkr. i. 19.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛁ-ᛚᛁᚠᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- K. Á.
- Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
- Niðrstigningar Saga. (F. III.)
- N. T.
- New Testament.
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