As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. an empire, Stj. 576, Fms. i. 19.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛁᚾᚢᛅᛚᛏᛋ-ᚱᛁᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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