As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. pale, from fear, Edda 36, Sd. 173, Orkn. 366.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛁᛏ-ᚢᛁᚱᛒᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
- Svarfdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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