As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a mortal wound, Nj. 9, Eg. 258.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚾᛅ-ᛋᛅᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Njála. (D. II.)