As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adv. cleanly, Bs. i. 711, Sks. 134, 436: metaph. with purity, sincerity, Fms. v. 241, Hom. 86, Best. 48: with chastity, 671. 6.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚱᛁᛁᚾ-ᛚᛁᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
- s. v.
- sub voce.
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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