As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. destruction of life, Eg. 278, Orkn. 108, Fms. viii. 351.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚾᚾ-ᛋᛒᛁᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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