As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. ‘mis-travelling,’ of two travelling at a different speed, so that one is left much behind; mun þá svá mikill verða yðvarr m., Fbr. 205; ok varð m. þeirra eigi alllítill, Fær. 268; at sem minnstr skyldi verða m. þeirra Brúsa, Ó. H. 97.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᛋ-ᚠᛅᚱᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)
- Færeyinga Saga. (E. II.)
- Ó. H.
- Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
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