As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. vigour, pith, energy; ór þér er barðr kjarkr allr, Fb. ii. 189; gat hann þá talit kjark í Berg rindil, BS. i. 808; þat segi þér at mér fylgi engi kjarkr, Fagrsk. 176; telja knell ok kjark (kirk, MS.) í þá, 655 xxvii. 24, BS. i. 654 (in a verse).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᛅᚱᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fagrskinna. (K. I.)
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
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