As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a teacher, Stj. 5: esp. patres ecclesiae; heilagra manna ok kennifeðra, Mar.; kennifeðr Kristninnar, 671. 22.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᚾᚾᛁ-ᚠᛅᚦᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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