As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
þyrma Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (-da, -t), v.
- 1) to deal reverently with, show respect to, keep, observe, with dat. (~ eiðum, griðum);
- ~ hátíð, to respect the holy-day;
- 2) to show mercy to, spare (~ úvinum sínum);
- 3) refl., ~st, to display forbearance; konungr bað hann, at hann skyldi ~st við Magnús konung, to forbear from violence towards king M.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚢᚱᛘᛅ
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