As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. interfering in a hostile way, evil-disposed as to a thing, Orkn. 424, Nj. 73, Sturl. iii. 35; hinir tillaga-verstu, the most hostile, Orkn. 310.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛁᛚᛚᛅᚴᛅ-ᛁᛚᛚᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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