As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. [Dan. dommer; Swed. domare], a judge, this is the common form instead of dómandi, Edda 93, K. Á. 202, Sks. 472 B, Pass. 27. 5, 28. 10; dómara-sæti, n. judgment-seat, Sks. 480 B; Dómara-bók, f. the Book of Judges: used besides in many compds, lands-dómari, chief judge, of Pilate, Matth. xxvii. 27, Pass. 25. i; yfir-dómari, undir-dómari, etc.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᛘᛅᚱᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- et cetera.
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- K. Á.
- Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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