As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. pl. dwelling-houses, opp. to out-buildings, Fær. 264.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᛁᛘᛅ-ᚼᚢᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Færeyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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