As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. evil, noxious, of things and persons, Stj. 483, Landn. 212 (of a witch): vexatious.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᛁᚾ-ᛋᛅᛘᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
Also available in related dictionaries:
This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.