As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. pl. hell-torments, Nj. 273, Hom. 35.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᛚᚢᛁᛏᛁᛋ-ᚴᚢᛅᛚᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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