As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. derangement of mind, gloom, despair; sturlan ok á-hyggja, Fas. iii. 456, Pass. 11. 4; hugar s., Stj. 461.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛏᚢᚱᛚᛅᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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