As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. [Scot. ithand, ythen], assiduous, steady, diligent, Sks. 437, Bs. i. 166, Fas. i. 85, freq. in mod. usage; iðinn að lesa, læra, vinna.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚦᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.