As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. [Germ. trostlos; Dan. tröstes-lös], without protection, helpless, Fms. iv. 222, Sks. 252.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᛅᚢᛋᛏ-ᛚᛅᚢᛋᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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