As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a buffoon, Grett. 144 A, Sturl. i. 172, Stj. 424. Ruth iii. 10 (young men); gárungs-háttr, m. buffoonery, Bb. 3. 49.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᚱᚢᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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