As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
várkunn Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) what is to be excused; er þat nókkur ~, at þú verðir oss eigi at liði, there is some excuse for thee for not helping us;
- 2) compassion, pity.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᚱᚴᚢᚾᚾ
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