As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
málaefni Old Icelandic word can mean:
- n. pl. circumstances and nature of a case;
- góð (ill) ~, a good (bad) case.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᛚᛅᛁᚠᚾᛁ
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