As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
yfir-gangr Old Norse word can mean:
- m. a passing through, Fms. x. 237.
- 2. overbearing conduct, tyranny, Fms. ii. 183, vi. 26, xi. 81, Gísl. 11, Lv. 1, passim; íllr y., an evil, plague, Fms. x. 385.
- COMPDS: yfirgangsmaðr, yfirgangssamr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚠᛁᚱ-ᚴᛅᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Gísla Saga. (D. II.)
- Ljósvetninga Saga. (D. II.)
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