As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. the ‘netherward,’ nether, lower, undermost, opp. to ofanverðr, Stj. 98, 517; rifnaði tjaldit ór ofanverðu í neðanvert, from top to bottom, Hom. (St.); í neðanverðum dal, Þórð. 58; bjúgr at neðanverðu, Konr. passim.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛁᚦᛅᚾ-ᚢᛁᚱᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
- Konráðs Saga. (G. III.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
- Þórðar Saga hreðu. (D. V.)
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