As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. single, isolated (with the notion of few, now and then, here and there); e. víg, Fms. xi. 99; e. slög ok skeinur, Háv. 50; e. kossar, Fb. i. 304; e. vísur, extemporised ditties (hence staka, a ditty), Fbr. 69.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛁᚾ-ᛋᛏᛅᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Hávarðar Saga. (D. II.)
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