As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adv. courteously, gracefully; heilsa k., Fms. i. 78: splendidly, stately, tjalda þeir búð sína vel ok k., Ld. 104; en er svá k. var komit ráða-hag Dagfinns, Odd. 32: gently, with dignity, bar hann svá k. sinn harm, Ld. 228.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚱᛏᛁᛁᛋᛚᛁᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
- Stjörnu-Odda draumr. (D. V.)
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