As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f., in the phrase, við trauð ok nauð, ‘let or hindrance,’ cp. Dan. ‘med nöd og neppe,’ Bs. i. 200, Karl. 384.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᛅᚢᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
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