As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- or spæja, að, [Germ. spähen; Dan. speide], to spy: hafa spæjat (spejat v. l.) ok rannsakat, Stj. 145; hann leyndisk ok vildi speja um húsfreyju, Grett. 200.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛒᛁᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
Works & Authors cited:
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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