As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. the peopled world, Rb. 380, Stj., Hom.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᛁᛘᛋ-ᛒᚢᚴᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
- Rímbegla. (H. III.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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