As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a path of flight, poët., Hkv. 2. 47: the popular phrase, eg var kominn á flugstig að fara, I was just about to go (or do a thing), but always with the notion that one is prevented at the last moment.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛚᚢᚴ-ᛋᛏᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Helga-kviða Hundingsbana. (A. II.)
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