As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a foolish (mad) act, Edda 57: a foul act, Pass. 36. 7.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᛚᛋᚴᚢ-ᚢᛁᚱᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
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