As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a ‘gay,’ i. e. vain, life; g. eðr ofdrykkjur, Fms. viii. 106 (v. l.), Stj. 161.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᚢ-ᛚᛁᚠᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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