As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. a term of abuse, a dub. απ. λεγ., being a werewolf (?); kveðr hann vera konu níundu hverja nótt ok hefir barn borit ok kallar gylvin, þá er hann útlagr, N. G. L. i. 57; cp. gylfra.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᛚᚠᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- απ. λεγ.
- απαξ. λεγόμενον.
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Works & Authors cited:
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)