As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
kæra Old Norse word can mean:
- u, f. a complaint, esp. as a law term, a complaint made before a king or court, Fb. ii. 170, Dipl. ii. 13: a murmur, Stj. 291: a quarrel, dispute, 131.
- COMPDS: kæruefni, kærulauss.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᚱᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Diplomatarium. (J. I.)
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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