As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
banaorð Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) tidings of one’s death (segja ~ e-s);
- bera ~ af e-m, to slay one in fight;
- 2) death;
- þiggja ~ af e-m, to be killed by one;
- kenna e-m ~, to charge with slaying one.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚾᛅᚢᚱᚦ
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