As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. poor, wretched, Nj. 194, v. l.; aum kona ok veslug, Stj. 428; fátækan ok veslugan, 212, Fas. iii. 525.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᛋᛚᚢᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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