As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. [cp. Germ. nase-weis], ‘nose-wise,’ superficial and conceited.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛅᛋ-ᚢᛁᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements