As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. pl. the Danes, (inhabitants) of rocks, giants, Hým. 17.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᚱᚴ-ᛏᛅᚾᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Hýmis-kviða. (A. I.)
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