As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. ind. [siðr, faith], en er Kristni var a., but when the Christian faith was universally accepted, Hkr. ii. 97; en þó Kristnin vaeri nú a. þá …, Grett. 150 (the old Ed. wrongly á landi).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚ-ᛋᛁᚦᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
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