As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m., better gniðr, [from gniða], the murmur of running water, of a brook, stream, ár-niðr, lækjar-niðr, prop. the wearing of the water against the pebbles at the bottom; the word is very freq. in mod. usage.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛁᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
- proper, properly.
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