As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. ‘cold-words,’ sarcasm, Fb. i. 214, ii. 78.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᛚᛏ-ᚢᚱᚦᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
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