As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- mod. dansa, að, to dance, Sks. 705, not in Sturl. and Bs., who use the phrase slá danz; the verb danza occurs for the first time in the ballads and rímur—Ekki er dagr enn, vel d. vifin, Fkv. ii. 102.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛅᚾᛋᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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