As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. meek-tempered, gentle, Stj., Barl., Fms. v. 240, x. 108, v. l.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᚢᚴ-ᛚᚢᚾᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- s. v.
- sub voce.
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
Works & Authors cited:
- Barlaams Saga. (F. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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