As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- t, to found, establish; s. mikit íllt, to cause much evil, Stj. 32; to avail, s. harðla mikit, 298; hvat stéttir, at …, 110: to support, at s. vára þörf, Mar.; stétta bæn e-s, Karl. 355; þau stoða þér ekki né stétta, Stj. 20; at þú megir fleirum stétta ok stoða, 143.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛏᛁᛏᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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