As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. part. [fá á, to lay hold on, to intoxicate], intoxicating, used of drinks, cp. the Engl. ‘stinging ale;’ mjöðr, Edda 76; drykkr, Fms. viii. 447; vin, Stj. 409, Joh. 84.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅ-ᚠᛁᚾᚴᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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