As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adv. before the wind, Rd. 276, Sturl. iii. 198, Róm. 369, Bs. ii. 5.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚱ-ᚢᛁᚦᚱᛁᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Reykdæla Saga. (D. II.)
- Rómverja Saga. (E. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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