As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [Dan. om-kvæde = burden of a song], a term, expression, wording; þau orð ok u., sem hann má frekust hafa, Ísl. ii. 149.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛘ-ᚴᚢᛅᚦᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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