As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
elding Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) firing, heating, warming (ofnar til ~ar);
- 2) smelting, refining (gull þat, er stenzt e.);
- 3) lightning (því nast flugu ~ar ok reiðar);
- 4) daybreak, dawn (= nætr-~).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛚᛏᛁᚾᚴ
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