As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. martial, doughty, Am. 51, Ld. 80, 276, Fms. vii. 69, Bs. i. 559: v. á velli at sjá, of martial appearance, Eg. 475: lét hann it vígligasta, Grett. 118 A.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚴ-ᛚᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Atla-mál. (A. II.)
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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