As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- rösk-leikr (rǫsk-leikr)
- m. briskness, deftness, Fms. vi. 35, Sturl. ii. 217, Orkn. 344 old Ed.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, rösk-leikr may be more accurately written as rǫsk-leikr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᚢᛋᚴ-ᛚᛁᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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