As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
eptir-mál Old Norse word can mean:
- n. an ‘after-suit,’ i. e. prosecution undertaken after a person is slain, properly by the next heir (aðili, q. v.), Nj. 120, 128, 166, Fms. i. 224.
- COMPDS: eptirmálsmaðr, eptirmálastaðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛒᛏᛁᚱ-ᛘᛅᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
- q. v.
- quod vide.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)