As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- and forráðs-maðr, m. a manager, warden, Grág. ii. 405, Vm. 108; f. kristninnar, the leaders of the church, 656 C. 17, Hom. 95; f. ok höfðingi, Ver. 18, Hkr. i. 83; f. á skipi, the captain of a ship, Landn. 56.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚱᚱᛅᚦᛅ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
- Veraldar Saga. (E. II.)
- Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)
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