As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- m. superiority; kvað honum eigi annat vænna til afburðar, to get the better of it; ok vilda ek, at hón yrði eigi með minnum afburðum, less glorious.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚠᛒᚢᚱᚦᚱ
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