As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, in the phrase, e. eldum, to shower down embers, Fas. ii. 469: poët., ganga eisandi, to go dashing through the waves, of a ship, Hkv. 1. 2; láta skeiðr e., id., Sighvat; vargr hafs eisar, the sea-wolf (the ship) goes dashing, Edda (in a verse); eisandi uðr, foaming waves, Bs. i. 483 (in a verse), vide Lex. poët.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛁᛋᛅ
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
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Helga-kviða Hundingsbana. (A. II.)
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.