As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- part. by birth, born; vel æ., well-born, of good family, Eg. 337, Fms. i. 14; þar æ. í Þrándheimi, a native of Th., ix. 231: legitimate, sonr æ., Js. 66; vera æ. til e-s, to be born to, entitled to by birth; æ. til lands þessa, a rightful heir of the land, Fms. vii. 18; æ. til konungdóms, 280.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛏᛏ-ᛒᚢᚱᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Járnsíða. (B. III.)
- Theophilus. (F. III.)
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