As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. huge, but also fiendish, Eb. 314; úgæfusamligr, harðligr ok trollsligr, gaunt and fiendish, Nj. 181; skessa há ok digr ok at öllu trollslig, Fb. i. 258; t. var sú tönnin ein, huge, gaunt, Skíða R.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᚢᛚᛚᛋ-ᛚᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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