As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
hepta Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (-pta, -ptr), v.
- 1) to bind, fetter; ~ hross, hest, to hobble a horse;
- 2) to impede, hinder (illt er flýjanda at ~); ~ sik, to restrain oneself, forbear;
- refl. to be thwarted (heptist ferð þeirra).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᛒᛏᛅ
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