As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n, f. one’s own wife, Eg. 342, Grág. i. 376, K. Á. 122, Fms. vii. 306, x. 265, Sturl. ii. 197.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛁᚴᛁᚾ-ᚴᚢᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- K. Á.
- Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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