As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. pl. a recompense for labour or suffering, Niðrst. 5, Fms. vi. 149, Barl. 95.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚱᚠᛁᚦᛁᛋ-ᛚᛅᚢᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Barlaams Saga. (F. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Niðrstigningar Saga. (F. III.)
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