As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. anointing, Stj. 306, MS. 655 i. 1, Gd. 62, Nikdr. 59, BS. ii. 156: pass., hón síðasta S., extreme unction, Mar.; smurningar-klæði, the dress in which one receives extreme unction, BS. i. 145.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛘᚢᚱᚾᛁᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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