As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- compar. lower, farther down, superl. neðast and neðst, nethermost, lowest down (and so in mod. usage), adv. answering to niðr, q. v.:—nökkuru neðarr, Fms. i. 215; neðarr en hón hafði ætlað, Gísl. 72; svá sem þeir máttu neðast, Fms. iv. 50; neðst ský ok vindar … neðast jörð, v. 340, passim.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛁᚦᛅᚱᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- q. v.
- quod vide.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Gísla Saga. (D. II.)
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