As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adv. ‘athwart,’ flatly; synja þ., to deny flatly, Fms. vii. 186, Orkn. 216; neita þ., Fms. vi. 214; tók hann á engu þ., Orkn. 282; horfði allt þ. af beggja hendi, Bs. i. 786.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚢᛁᚱ-ᛚᛁᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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