As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
fastna Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (að), v.
- 1) to pledge, promise solemnly (f. e-m lögbót);
- 2) to betroth (~ði Mörðr Hrúti dóttur sína); f. sér konu, to engage a wife;
- refl. ~st, to be betrothed.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛅᛋᛏᚾᛅ
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