As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. = missa, a loss, Fms. vii. 124, Fær. 136. Am. 98, Grett. 98, freq. in mod. usage.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᛋᛋᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
Works & Authors cited:
- Atla-mál. (A. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Færeyinga Saga. (E. II.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
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