As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. necessary, Eg. 182, Ísl. ii. 151, Fms. i. 262, vi. 8, passim:—compulsory, K. Á. 74:—hard, severe, Sks. 710.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛅᚢᚦ-ᛋᚢᚾᛚᛁᚴᚱ
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.)
- K. Á.
- Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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