As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. mis-doing, a slip, fault in law, Grág. i. 335, Gþl. 228: a misdeed, Fms. xi. 235, Str. 18, Sks. 734.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᛋ-ᚢᛁᚱᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
- Strengleikar. (G. II.)
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