As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a sea-faring man, Edda 107, Fms. ii. 23, Þorf. Karl. 402.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛅᚱ-ᛏᚱᛁᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
- Þorf. Karl.
- Þorfinns Saga Karlsefnis. (D. II.)
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