Karl-siftOld Norse Dictionary - karl-sift
Meaning of Old Norse word "karl-sift" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. ‘carle-sibness,’ relationship by the father’s side, Lat. agnatio, opp. to kvenn-sift, Grág. ii. 176, Fms. i. 220. karlsiftar-maðr, m. an agnate, N. G. L. i. 78.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᚱᛚ-ᛋᛁᚠᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)