As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. pl. life-runes, charms for preserving life, Rm. 40.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚᛏᚱ-ᚱᚢᚾᛅᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Rígsmál. (A. II.)
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