As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adv. softly, tenderly, Eg. 175, Orkn. 174, Fms. vii. 18, 306: nimbly, ii. 272.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᚢᚴ-ᛚᛁᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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