As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- t, to utter a deep groan, Sturl. ii. 154: reflex. to lose breath from exhaustion, Sks. 231: part. dæstr, exhausted, breathless, Grett. 98.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛅᛋᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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