As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- t, mod. felmtra, að,—en hjartað mitt á flótta fer | felmtrað í brjósti lyptir sér, Snót 128. [fálma]:—Lat. trepidare, to be in a state of fright and alarm; fari menn stilliliga ok felmti eigi, Fms. vii. 262; sá maðr felmti mjök, Bret. 90; felmtandi maðr, a man who has lost his head, Sks. 383.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛁᛚᛘᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Breta Sögur. (G. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
- Snót, poems.
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.