As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- a. out of one’s senses, frantic, mad; banvænn ok nær ~, sinking fast and well-nigh senseless.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚱᚢᛁᛏᛁ
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