As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a bishopric, diocese, Ann. (Hb.) 19, Fms. xi. 229, Sturl. ii. 15.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᛋᚴᚢᛒᛋ-ᚱᛁᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Íslenzkir Annálar. (D. IV.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Hauks-bók. (H. IV.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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