As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- ð, to admire, be charmed at, a word akin to the preceding, denoting a sense of fascination, a kind of entrancemetit (cp. dar); with acc., dá e-t, dáðu menn mjök danz hans, Sturl. iii. 259; dáðu þat allir, 625. 96, Konr. 59 (Fr.); but esp. and in present usage only dep., dást (mod. dáðst) að e-u, Fms. ii. 192, xi. 429.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- French in etymologies.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Fritzner’s Dictionary, 1867.
- Konráðs Saga. (G. III.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)