As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. (-vitra, Fms. vi. 56, 428), very wise, deep, Fms. iv. 24, 239, vi. 56, xi. 79, Band. 3, Eg. 3, Bs. i. 66 (forvitr).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚱ-ᚢᛁᛏᚱᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Banda-manna Saga. (D. II.)
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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