As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [Scot. rash], a rush: allit., fylgir sjaldan ráð rasi, a saying. Fms. xi. 377; ras ok ráðleysi, Thom. 249; rasi þínu ok ákafa, Fas. iii. 91; ok er ofmikit ras á fyrir þér, Band. 10.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛅᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- alliteration, alliterative.
Works & Authors cited:
- Banda-manna Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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