As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. (an απ. λεγ.) periphr. from the poem Haustlöng, the ‘sough’ (Scot.) or rushing sound caused by the flight of an eagle (örn), Edda 16.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚱᚾ-ᛋᚢᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- απ. λεγ.
- απαξ. λεγόμενον.
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
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