As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. amusing, funny; kýmiligar sögur, merry tales, Grett. 98 A, Mag. 15, Art. 77; freq. in mod. usage also of a person, but the etymology is not known.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᛘᛁᛚᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
Works & Authors cited:
- Artus-kappa Sögur. (G. II.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Magus Saga. (G. II.)
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