As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. redemption, Luke xxi. 28, 1 Cor. i. 30; this and the following two words were scarcely used before the Reformation.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚾᛏᚱ-ᛚᛅᚢᛋᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements