As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. danger, risk, Fms. vi. 206, Fas. i. 178, Bs. ii. 120; cp. hætting.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛅᛏᛏᚢᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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