As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. hereditary expectancy, Grág. i. 200, Jb. 177, Sturl. i. 94.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚱᚠ-ᚢᛅᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Jóns-bók. (B. III.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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