As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- m. loss of life, great loss in a person’s death (ok er þat enn mesti ~ at taka þá af lífi).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚾᚾᛋᚴᛅᚦᛁ
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