As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. the ‘knowing’ one’s wife, cohabitation; eiga h. við konu sína, Fas. i. 250, Fms. ii. 73, Mar. 10.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᚢᛋᚴᛅᛒᛅᚱ-ᚠᛅᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
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