As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. common, general; a. maðr = menskr maðr, a common man, Fas. ii. 251; í alþýðligri ræðu, common parlance, Skálda 185; hitt væri alþýðlegra (more plain), at segja, 208; a. fyrir sakir siðferðis, of plain manners, Finnb. 298.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚ-ᚦᚢᚦᛚᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Finnboga Saga. (D. V.)
- Skálda. (H. I.)
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