As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, [early Germ. feilen, mod. fehlen, usually derived from Lat. fallere], to falter, be shy; Sinfjötli lét sér ekki feilask, Fas, (VölS. S.) i. 133; mod., feila sér, id. This word hardly occurs before the 14th century; cp. however fól, fælinn, fæla, which are all of Teut. origin.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛁᛁᛚᛅ
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
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Works & Authors cited:
- Völs. S.
- Völsunga Saga. (C. II.)