As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. empty, in metaph. sense, sad, cheerless; veikligr ok e., weakly and cheerless, Fas. ii. 30; e. veraldar riki, v. 343; ýmislegt né e., 677. 2: medic., e-m er eyðiligt, one feels empty (hollow) and uneasy: also in the phrase, e-t er eyðiligt, strange, unpleasant.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚢᚦᛁ-ᛚᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- medicine, medically.
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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