As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a townsman, citizen, Eg. 244, Fms. i. 103, Sks. 649, mostly in pl., Lat. concivis is rendered by b., Hom. 17.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᚱᚴᛅᚱ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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