As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a child at the breast, Stj. 227, Fs. 154.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᛁᚢᛋᛏ-ᛒᛅᚱᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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