As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. ‘fore-land,’ the land between sea and hills, Finnb. 242, Bs. ii. 25, Orkn. 324; now undir-lendi.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚱ-ᛚᛁᚾᛏᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Finnboga Saga. (D. V.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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