As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. [akin to ruð, qs. ruðst?], a ruin, freq. in mod. usage; er hann hljóp yfir garðs rúst lága, Sturl. ii. 227; miklar rústir, bæjar-rúst, tóptar-rúst.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᚢᛋᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
Works & Authors cited:
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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