As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. an excommunication, Sturl. ii. 3. bannsetningar-sverð, n. the sword of excommunication, H. E.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚾᚾ-ᛋᛁᛏᚾᛁᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- H. E.
- Historia Ecclesiastica Islandiae. (J. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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