As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [mærr], a noble, illustrious man, Edda passim, also in mod. usage: the name of a sword, Bjarn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚱᛁᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Bjarnar Saga. (D. II.)
- Edda. (C. I.)
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