As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. showy, rich, splendid, Fms. ii. 261, vi. 179, Ld. 28, 114, Fbr. 143, Háv. 58: of colours, uxi mikill ok s., a brindled ox, Vápn. 21.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᚱᛅᚢᛏ-ᛚᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Hávarðar Saga. (D. II.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
- Vápnfirðinga Saga. (D. II.)
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