As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
rið Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) a winding staircase, steps;
- 2) sway, swing; ok verðr svá mikit r. at, and it comes to such a pitch, that;
- 3) weight, importance, moment (munu þar stœrri r. í vera).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛁᚦ
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