As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. assistance, backing, Norske Saml. v. 551.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛁᛚ-ᛋᛏᚢᚦᚾᛁᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements