As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. [cp. Engl. mainly]; mál meginlig, mighty strong words, i. e. holy oaths, Vsp. 30.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᚴᛁᚾ-ᛚᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
Works & Authors cited:
- Völuspá. (A. I.)
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