As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [flaumr], jest, sport, in the phrase, hafa e-t í fleymingi, to make sport of, 655 xxxii. 15, Hkr. ii. 187, Grett. 95 A, Sturl. passim; sometimes spelt flymingi or flæmingi, but less correct.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛚᛁᚢᛘᛁᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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