As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a merchant-seaman, Fær. 4, Fms. ix. 18.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᚱᚦᛁᚾᚴᛋ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Færeyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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