As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
vel Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) well (taka v. við e-m); v. í vexti, well-grown, well-shapen; vera v. til e-s, to be kind to one; mér gefr vel at skilja, I understand quite well;
- 2) easily (þat mætti v. verða þinn bani);
- 3) fully, amply, largely (v. vegnar fimm merkr); faðir hennar hafði v. fé, plenty of money; intensive, with a.; v. flestir, the most part; v. mikill, rather great; v. tuttugu menn, twenty and upwards; hundrað manna eða v. svá, a hundred or fully that.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᛚ
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