As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, [Dan. dysse = to hide], to bury in a cairn, heap stones over a witch, criminal, or the like, never used of a proper burying, Eb. 172, Grett. 112, Fms. v. 222, Landn. 107.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᛋᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- s. v.
- sub voce.
Works & Authors cited:
- Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.