As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a disciple, apprentice, a rendering of Lat. vicarius, Post. 36, opp. to meistari, analogous to Goth. siponeis, from sifjar, Skálda 180.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛚᛁᚢᛏᛁᛋ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Postula Sögur. (F. III.)
- Skálda. (H. I.)