As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- part. captured, Stj. 71, Ann. 1299, Bs. i. 698: metaph. enticed, Fas. i. 60; cp. ást-fanginn, captured by love, in love.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛅᚾᚴᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Íslenzkir Annálar. (D. IV.)
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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