As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- d, to lay hands upon, seize; finna ok á., Grág. ii. 311: part. pass. áhendr, as adj. within reach; þeir vóru svá langt komnir at þeir urðu eigi áhendir, … out of reach, Sturl. ii. 185, Eg. 160; þau urðu á., they were seized, Ld. 152.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅ-ᚼᛁᚾᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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