As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. sickness of mind, care, anxiety, concern, Bret. 24, Str. 4, Róm. 297, Mar.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚴ-ᛋᚢᛏᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Breta Sögur. (G. I.)
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
- Rómverja Saga. (E. II.)
- Strengleikar. (G. II.)
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