As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a band, gang, drove; ganga í e-m duni, to march in one hand, Sturl. iii. 185 C; sauða-dunn, a drove of sheep, Sd. 164: a number of ten is called dunn, Edda 108.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Svarfdæla Saga. (D. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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