As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. sad, distressing, Str. 573, Bs. ii. 76.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᚱᚴ-ᛚᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Strengleikar. (G. II.)
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