- tapan, f. 1) Tab, Spilde; til hvers kemrtapan smyrsla þessa, þvíat þat máttiseljast meirr en þrimr hundruðum pen-inga Heilag. I, 52531. 2) Fordærvelse;Sigurðr jarl var hinn mesti gildra oksnara, tjón ok tapan Hákonar konungsFlat. I, 32414 (Fm. II, 482); Mar. 26916.
Part of speech: f
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛏᛆᛕᛆᚿ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.
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