As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. the first attempt of a beginner in any art, in the saying, flest frumsmíð stendr til bóta, Edda 126.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚱᚢᛘ-ᛋᛘᛁᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
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