As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. adj. ‘adrift,’ scattered, in the phrase, fara d., of troops, to march in loose order, Fms. i. 71, v. 56; dreifara, viii. 213.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᛁᛁᚠᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)