As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. the being afraid in the dark, Grett. 130, Stj. 111.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᚢᚱᚴ-ᚠᛅᛚᚾᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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