As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- t, [fjúka], to blow, drive away, with dat., Ps. i. 4, Rd. 272: absol., Fas. ii. 238: metaph., feykja at e-m, to rush at one, Al. 40; hann feykir (rushes) inn í húsit sem kólfi skyti, Fms. vii. 342.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛁᚢᚴᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- absolute, absolutely.
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Reykdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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