As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. occupation, business, = iðja, FS. 35, 72, Bjarn. 12, FmS. x. 233, Landn. 205 (v. l.), 217, FmS. iii. 102, MS. 4. 6: in mod. usage, handiwork, profession. iðnar-lauss, -maðr, = iðjulauss, FmS. iv. 35.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚦᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
Works & Authors cited:
- Bjarnar Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
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