As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. or áþéttr, ar, m. a law term in the COMPD áþéttis-orð or áþéttar-orð, n. defamatory language, invective, liable to the lesser outlawry, Grág. (Sb.) ii. 143, Valla L. 204.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅ-ᚦᛁᛏᛏᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Staðarhóls-bók. (B. I.)
- Valla L.
- Valla Ljóts Saga. (D. II.)