As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a bedridden person, Sturl. i. 190, Háv. 50, Clem. 51.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᚱᛅᚱ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Clements Saga. (F. III.)
- Hávarðar Saga. (D. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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