As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- part. ‘grief-swoln,’ filled with sorrow, Stj. 520, Ld. 50, Fms. iii. 11, iv. 32, Pass. 2. 11.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛅᚱᛘ-ᚦᚱᚢᚾᚴᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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