As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
ein-vald Old Norse word can mean:
- n. monarchy, sovereignty, Stj. 499; koma einvaldi á landit, to make the country (i. e. the Icel. Commonwealth) submit to the monarch, Fms. ix. 435; tíundi vetr einvalds hans, the tenth year of his reign, x. 161.
- COMPDS: einvaldshöfðingi, einvaldskonungr, einvaldsriki.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛁᚾ-ᚢᛅᛚᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
- i. e.
- id est.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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