As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. hopeful, promising, of a young person, Eg. 514, Fms. i. 20, vi. 443.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚾᚾ-ᚢᛅᚾᚾ
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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