As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. pl. bowels, = iðr, Gkv. 2. 23: metaph. ruth, repentance, Am. 65.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚦᚱᛅᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Atla-mál. (A. II.)
- Guðrúnar-kviða. (A. II.)
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