As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a cottager, answering to ‘husmand’ in Norway, or búandi bóndi in Icel., Nj. 236, Grág. i. 294; vide bóndi above.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᚦᛋᛁᛏᚢ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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