As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. learned in many things, much knowing, Hm. 102; vitr maðr ok m., Bs. i. 410, Fms. iv. 135, x. 392, Sks. 493: of a wizard, Hkr. i. 73.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚱᚴ-ᚠᚱᚢᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Hává-mál. (A. I.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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