As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. bread of the first-fruits, Stj. 615. 2 Kings iv. 42: frums- or frumsa- is in Icel. and in Norse popular tales esp. used of animals that are first-born through two or more generations; such animals are thought to have a wonder-power, cp. Ivar Aasen; hence
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚱᚢᛘᛋᛅᚱ-ᛒᚱᛅᚢᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Ivar Aasen
- Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
- Stjórn. (F. I.)