As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- d, qs. tyrfa? (rm = rf), prop. to pelt (?), only used in metaph. phrase, þat tyrmir yfir e-n, to be overwhelmed, from ailment or evil.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚱᛘᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
- proper, properly.