As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a sacrificial mound or cairn, cp. N. G. L. i. 18; defined Fms. v. 164; about cairns of that kind among the Perms (Bjarmar), vide Fms. iv. 299, cp. also Hkr. i. 16.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛚᚢᛏ-ᚼᛅᚢᚴᚱ
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.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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