Old Norse Dictionary - eið-stafa

Meaning of Old Norse word "eið-stafa" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

að, to say the oath formula for another to repeat, D. N.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛁᚦ-ᛋᛏᛅᚠᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Works & Authors cited:

D. N.
Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)
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