As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- or lok-lausa, u, f, ‘without end,’ nonsense, absurdity, Nj. 214, Sks. 620, Blas. 45, Orkn. 346 (of a promise not fulfilled), Fms. viii. 102, Karl. 50, passim; cp. endi-leysa.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴ-ᛚᛁᚢᛋᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Blasius Saga. (F. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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