As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. compassion, Th. 25, Stj. 155, Bs. ii. 90.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛅᛘ-ᛒᛁᚾᛁᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
- Theophilus. (F. III.)
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