As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
tapsa Old Norse word can mean:
- að, to tap; rétti lambit fót sinn ok tapsaði honum, Clem. 46.
- 2. in mod. usage, to read hurriedly; þú mátt ekki t.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛅᛒᛋᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Clements Saga. (F. III.)