As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [akin to arðr], a heavy balk of timber, Grett. 125; hence the phrase, þungt sem erði, heary as a balk.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚱᚦᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
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