As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- gen. pl. n. [heima], from home, out of doors, abroad; fara til afheirna, to go abroad, opp. to at heimili, at home, n. G. l. i. 158.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚠ-ᚼᛁᛁᛘᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)