As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. having few men; hón er mannfá, has but few inhabitants, Stj.: neut., mannfátt, few people, Fms. vi. 207, vii. 312.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚾᚾ-ᚠᛅᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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