As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
riga Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. u, f. roughness on the surface; svá skírt, at glöggliga sér hverja rigu, Fms. xi. 441, v. l.
- 2. að, [from the Latin?], to irrigate, Post. 637 (v. l., απ. λεγ.)
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛁᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
- απ. λεγ.
- απαξ. λεγόμενον.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Postula Sögur. (F. III.)
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