As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. a ‘great lie,’ Mag. 57: a calumny, slander, en þagmælskr um þjóðlygi, Ad. 1.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᛁᚢᚦ-ᛚᚢᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Arinbjarnar-drápa. (A. III.)
- Magus Saga. (G. II.)
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