As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
nauð-beita Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. t, to stand close to the wind.
- 2. u, f. a standing close to the wind; leggja í nauðbeitu, Grett. 13 new Ed.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛅᚢᚦ-ᛒᛁᛁᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
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