As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, [ferill], prop. to step backwards; þat (viz. the word ave) sýnir öfgað, bakferlað (read backwards) nafnit Eva, 655 xxvii. 18, to break, annul; b. ofbeldi e-s, Stj. 233; at b. þat allt er Domitianus hafði boðit, 623. 13; rjúfa ok b., to break and make void, Sturl. i. 171 C.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚴ-ᚠᛁᚱᛚᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- proper, properly.
Works & Authors cited:
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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