As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
úvænliga Old Icelandic word can mean:
- adv. with small chance of success, unpromisingly, badly;
- horfa ~, to look hopeless.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚢᛅᚾᛚᛁᚴᛅ
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