As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. hard-tempered, Nj. 16, Sturl. ii. 185.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛅᚱᚦ-ᛚᚢᚾᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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