As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- part. ‘troll-eked,’ possessed by a troll, but only in heathen sense = hamramr, epithet of a werewolf; Þorgrímr var tröll-aukinn ok tók þó Kristni, Landn. (Hb.) 45, Fms. iii. 195.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᚢᛚᛚ-ᛅᚢᚴᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Hauks-bók. (H. IV.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
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