As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
kostan Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) pains, effort (lagði ~ ok stund á at fremja kristni);
- 2) temptation (~ fjándans).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᛋᛏᛅᚾ
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