As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, to bencome moist (deigr): to lose temper (of steel), Nj. 203: metaph. to lose heart, Karl. 390, Ó. T. 20, Flóv. 44, Fas. iii. 540, G. H. M. ii. 712.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛁᚴᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Flóvents Saga. (G. II.)
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Ó. T.
- Ólafs Saga Tryggvasonar. (E. I.)
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