As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
verðugr Old Norse word can mean:
- adj. worthy, with gen., K. Á. 49.
- 2. deserved; sem verðugt var, Bs. i, Fms. ix. 435, passim; mostly used in later writings, never in old poems, ‘verðr’ being the old word. In Hdl. 2 read ‘verðungu’ for ‘verðugr.’
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚱᚦᚢᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- K. Á.
- Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Hyndlu-ljóð. (A. II.)
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