As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- a. helpful, ready to help (vera e-m ~ um e-t).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᚾᛏᛁᛚᛅᚾᚴᚱ
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