As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. dead in a moment, in the phrase, verða b., to die suddenly, Ver. 47, Fms. i. 18, Ísl. ii. 45, 59, Stj. 196.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᛅᚦ-ᛏᛅᚢᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
- Veraldar Saga. (E. II.)
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