As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a heavy loss, Gkv. 1. 3, Fagrsk. 173 (in a verse).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚱ-ᛋᛒᛁᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fagrskinna. (K. I.)
- Guðrúnar-kviða. (A. II.)
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