As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a violent gale, Fms. viii. 256. K. Þ. K. 78, Fas. ii. 37.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚠ-ᚢᛁᚦᚱᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- K. Þ. K.
- Kristinn-réttr Þorláks ok Ketils = Kristinna-laga-þáttr. (B. I.)
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