As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. rich in gold, prop. ‘swelling rich;’ maðr v., Eg. 251, Nj. 72, Sturl. i. 160 A, Orkn. 176: mod. very wealthy, hann er v., he is immensely rich.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᛚᛚ-ᛅᚢᚦᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- proper, properly.
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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