As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj., torvelzt, Eluc. 58 (mod. torveldari, -astr); [valda]:—hard, difficult; torveldar sendifarar, Fms. i. 15; þótti honum torvelt at rétta þeirra hlut, Orkn. 12; torvelt get ek yðr verða at …, 358, passim.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚱ-ᚢᛁᛚᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Elucidarium. (F. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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