As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. a hindering, obstruction, Fas. iii. 542, Barl. 60, Stj. 286.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛅᛚᛘᛅᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Barlaams Saga. (F. III.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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