As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a ‘man-sale,’ slave trade, slave-selling; selja e-n mansali, Fær. 117, Fms. i. 185, Fb. ii. 79.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚾ-ᛋᛅᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Færeyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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