As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. (sometimes in MSS. spelt fósystir, Mar. 14, 15, Stj. 407, BS. i. 460), a foster-sister, FS. 139, Fb. ii. 4.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᛋᛏᚱ-ᛋᚢᛋᛏᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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