As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. ‘mis-wise,’ silly and wise together; misvitr er Njáll, segir Hallgerðr, Nj. 67.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᛋ-ᚢᛁᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Njála. (D. II.)
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