As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. calm, peaceful, gentle, Eg. 598; vitr maðr ok k., 702, Fms. viii. 447, xi. 223.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚱᚱ-ᛚᛅᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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