As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. (-liga, adv.), toilsome, hard, 677. 10.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚱᚠᛁᚦ-ᛋᛅᛘᛚᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements