As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. a ‘kin-branch,’ lineage, pedigree, Fms. i. 218, Sks. 96, Stj. 48, 54, 112, passim: kind, hljóð hefir margar kynkvíslir, Skálda 173.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚾ-ᚴᚢᛁᛋᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Skálda. (H. I.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.