As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, [Dan. mana = to raise a ghost], to provoke, challenge, D. n.; to challenge to fight or to a quarrel, Mittum-stangi manaði Hrólf, Skíða R. 149: freq. in mod. usage, eg mana þig að koma! manaðu mig ekki.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
Works & Authors cited:
- D. N.
- Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)
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