As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adv. [afvegar, Bs. ii. 92], off the way, astray, Sd. 149. Metaph. in moral sense; leiða a., to mislead; ganga a., to go astray.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚠ-ᚢᛁᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Svarfdæla Saga. (D. II.)