As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. a land dweller, inhabitant, plur. = landsmenn, Sturl. i. 45, Ó. H. 27: a tenant, Hkr. i. 90.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛅᚾᛏᛋ-ᛒᚢᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Ó. H.
- Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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