As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. ‘mind’s-trial,’ a trial, Sturl. iii. 145: trial of courage, Fms. v. 165.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚴ-ᚱᛅᚢᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- s. v.
- sub voce.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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