As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- (-leiki), m. soreness, pain, Hom. 29, Ver. 72, Stj. 21, 38, 97, 189, Bs. ii. 25: metaph. pain, Hom, 11, Bs. i. 142.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛅᚱ-ᛚᛁᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
- Veraldar Saga. (E. II.)
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