As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n., cp. Engl. bone of contention; hafa ríki þessi lengi at öfund orðit ok bitbeinum, Fær. 230.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᛏ-ᛒᛁᛁᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Færeyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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