As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. a putting on, laying on; á. stolunnar, the investment of…, Fms. iii. 168: in mod. usage, masc. ásetningr, purpose, design; and also ásetja, tt, to design.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅ-ᛋᛁᛏᚾᛁᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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