As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. laying down of life, death, destruction, a poët. word, in the phrase, verða e-m at aldrlagi, to bring to one’s life’s end, Fms. viii. 108, Al. 106; esp. in pl. aldrlög, exititim, Bret. 59, 66, 67.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚᛏᚱ-ᛚᛅᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
- Breta Sögur. (G. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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