As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a district, neighbourhood, county, Grett. 101 A, Jb. 223, Fs. 50.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᚴᚦᛅᚱ-ᛚᛅᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Jóns-bók. (B. III.)
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