As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
ábyrgð Old Icelandic word can mean:
- f. responsibility;
- vera í ~ um e-t, to be responsible for;
- vera ór ~ um e-t, to be exempt from responsibility in a case;
- hafa mikit í ~, have much at stake;
- e-t er í ~um við mik, I am responsible for it.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛒᚢᚱᚴᚦ
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