As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. great need; fá þú mey mann í meginþarfar (into wedlock), Skv. 2. 11.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᚴᛁᚾ-ᚦᚢᚱᚠ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Sigurðar-kviða. (A. II.)
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