As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. useful, convenient; er-at mér þerfiligt, it will not do for me, Grett. (in a verse).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᛁᚱᚠᛁ-ᛚᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
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