As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að. to silence; betra er fyrr þagat (from þegja) en annarr hafi ‘þaggat,’ Skálda (Thorodd): the word is freq. in mod. usage, þagga niðr í e-m, to hush one down, silence one.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᛅᚴᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
Works & Authors cited:
- Skálda. (H. I.)
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