As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. sorrowful, full of care, Hm. 115: sorrowful, Barl. 20, Bs. i. 193.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᚱᚴᛅ-ᚠᚢᛚᛚᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Barlaams Saga. (F. III.)
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Hává-mál. (A. I.)
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