As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
lifnaðr Old Norse word can mean:
- m. life, conduct of life, Stj. 55, 223, freq. in mod. usage: ó-lifnaðr, a wicked life.
- 2. convent life, a convent, Ann. 1231, Fms. xi. 444, Bs. i. 857, ii. 151.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛁᚠᚾᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
Works & Authors cited:
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
- Íslenzkir Annálar. (D. IV.)
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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