As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
hjúka Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (að), v. to nurse a sick person (h. e-m, h. at or við e-m);
- refl., to recover strength (hón ~st lítt við þessa fœðu).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᚢᚴᛅ
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