As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
bágr Old Icelandic word can mean:
- a. uneasy, awkward (verðr honum nú bág höndin); bágt var mjök um matbjargir, provisions were very scarce.
- m. contest, resistance, in such phrases as, brjóta bág við e-n, to contend against, offer resistance to; fór í bág með þeim, a conflict arose between them; they quarrelled.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚴᚱ
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