As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. an ill-advised, ill-fated deed, Fms. vi. 19, x. 416, Bs. i, 722, Karl. 81: transgression, Barl. 73.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᛋ-ᚱᛅᚦᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Barlaams Saga. (F. III.)
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
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