As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- part. worn, exhausted by over-exertion or from being tossed by wind, waves, fire, or the like, Fms. ii. 87, vi. 325; þeir vóru þrekaðir mjök af eldi, Orkn. 318, passim: in Stj. 387, for ‘þreka,’ read breka (?).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚱᛁᚴᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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