As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a ‘murder-manslaughter,’ Eg. 416, Fms. xi. 199, Hkr. iii. 425.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᚢᚱᚦ-ᚢᛁᚴ
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.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
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