As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. sincere friend, Hkr. ii. 210, Ver. 15; ölúðarvinr, Fms. iv. 287.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚᚢᚦᛅᚱ-ᚢᛁᚾᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Veraldar Saga. (E. II.)
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