As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. delivery of an oath, in the Icel. law phrase, hlýða til eiðspjalls e-s, to listen to one’s oath, Nj., Grág. i. 39, 76, etc.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛁᚦ-ᛋᛒᛁᛅᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- et cetera.
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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