As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [þekja baug], a law term, ‘baug-covering,’ i. e. the supplemental payment to be added in due proportion to the amount of weregild (baugr), defined, Grág. ii. 171, 172; hence ‘at baugþaki’ metaph. means in addition, to boot; þá kom at honum síðan at b. brotfallit, he was taken with fits of epilepsy to boot, Bs. i. 336.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚢᚴ-ᚦᛅᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)