As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. [kjósa], an election, FmS. viii. 268, ix. 227, SkS. 748, BS. passim. kosningar-bréf, n. the writ for an election, Ann. 1321.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᛋᚾᛁᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Íslenzkir Annálar. (D. IV.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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