FrumsaOld Norse Dictionary - frumsa
Meaning of Old Norse word "frumsa" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n., is said to mean a lump on the forehead of new-born foals, Gr. ἱππομανές, which was used as a love-spell, cp. Virg. Aeneid. iv. 515, 516.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚱᚢᛘᛋᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation