As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. magic, Fms. i. 76, x. 223, Fas. iii. 457: mod. frenzy.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛁᛏᚢᚾᛋ-ᛅᚾᛏᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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