As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- a. active, brisk, vigorous (h. maðr, h. hugr); neut. ‘hvatt’ as adv. quickly (riða hvatt, sem hvatast).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᛅᛏᚱ
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