As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- (-sjón), f. the looking with desire after a lost thing, hence loss, grief, Fms. i. 258, vii. 104, Ld. 194: attending to, 298, Sturl. i. 27.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛒᛏᛁᚱ-ᛋᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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