As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. Ethiopian, from Bláland, n. Ethiopia, Nigritia, and North-west Africa in general; Blálendingar, in. pl. Ethiopians; cp. 625. 625, Al. 51, Rb. 568, Stj. 253, 254.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛚᛅ-ᛚᛁᚾᛋᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
- Rímbegla. (H. III.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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