As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, to grow big, of a pregnant woman, Fms. xi. 53; d. í gerðum, id., Bárð. 173, Fb. i. 157: metaph. to make oneself big, d. ok dramba, Th. 11.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛁᚴᚱᛅᛋᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Bárðar Saga. (D. V.)
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Theophilus. (F. III.)