As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. painstaking, diligent, Sturl. i. 90, Greg. 27; verum sem kostgæfstir, 55; k. athugi, Hom. 52; k. á e-t, Fms. ii. 145.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᛋᛏ-ᚴᛅᚠᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Gregory. (F. II.)
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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