As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- byrvænn, adj. promising a fair wind, Orkn. 332, Fms. ii. 5.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᚱ-ᚢᛅᚾᛚᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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