As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. imposing, Sturl. iii. 252, Fær. 45, Fms. xi. 78.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᚴᛁᛚ-ᚢᚦᛚᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Færeyinga Saga. (E. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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