As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. meek, gentle, Mar., Bs. i. 278: sly, Sks. 501.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᚢᚴ-ᛚᛅᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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