As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adv. ‘two-ways’ to and fro; fara t., to go back again, Ísl. ii. 327, Fms. iii. 83, vi. 119, Grág. i. 213, 436: hence in mod. usage gener. twice.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᛁ-ᚢᛁᚴᛁᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
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