As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u. f. a ‘death-fetch,’ an apparition boding one’s death, Nj. 62. v. 1.: vide fylgja.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛅᚢᚦᛅ-ᚠᚢᛚᚴᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Njála. (D. II.)
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