As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a choice between two, an alternative, Fas. ii. 68; hafa ekki ef eða tvíkost á e-u, Barl. 173; bjóða e-m tvíkosti, Mag.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᛁ-ᚴᚢᛋᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Barlaams Saga. (F. III.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Magus Saga. (G. II.)
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