As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. [cp. kvelli-], sickness, ailment, freq. in mod. usage.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᛁᛚᛚᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.