As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, and frjóa, mod. frjófga or frjóvga, to fertilise, Stj. 69, 73; frjóvandi, part. blossoming, Sks. 630, 632:—reflex. to multiply, be fertile, Fms. i. 159, Fas. i. 177, Stj. 61.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚱᛁᚢᚢᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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