As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [cp. Germ. amsteig = palearium], a rick, Orkn. 448, an απ. λεγ.: amstr now means toil: cp. amstrast, að, to toil.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛘᛋᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- απ. λεγ.
- απαξ. λεγόμενον.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)