As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. a trial, experiment, Fms. iii. 72; göra t., Fær. 32, Fms. vi. 163, Fs. 6; önnur skírri tilraun, Lv. 78.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛁᛚ-ᚱᛅᚢᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Færeyinga Saga. (E. II.)
- Ljósvetninga Saga. (D. II.)
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