As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- arftöku-maðr (arftǫku-maðr)
- m. an heir, successor to an inheritance, Grág. i. 62, Sturl. i. 98, Fms. v. 53.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, arftöku-maðr may be more accurately written as arftǫku-maðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚱᚠᛏᚢᚴᚢ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- s. v.
- sub voce.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)