As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. speechless, of a sick person: dumb, daufr ok m., Ld. 34, Stj. 261, Fb. i. 251, ii. 382, MS. 625, 85.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᛚ-ᛚᛅᚢᛋᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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