As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- or drottnan, f. sway, rule, 625. 5, Stj. 20, H. E. i. 502; drottnunar-gjarn, adj. ambitious; drottnunar-girni, f. ambition.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᚢᛏᛏᚾᛅᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- H. E.
- Historia Ecclesiastica Islandiae. (J. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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