As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- (-leiki), m. roughness; afl trésins ok s. næfra, the roughness of the bark, 677. 14: severity, s. frosts, Mar.; s. hirtingar, H. E. i. 404, Bs. i. 276: a dash, s. í orrostum, Fms. ii. 107.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚾᛅᚱᛒ-ᛚᛁᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- H. E.
- Historia Ecclesiastica Islandiae. (J. I.)
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
Also available in related dictionaries:
This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.