As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. mankind; ok ólusk þaðan af mannkindir, Edda 6; miklu fríðari en önnur mannkind á Norðrlöndum, Fas. i. 387; þessi m., these people, Róm. 276.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚾᚾ-ᚴᛁᚾᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Rómverja Saga. (E. II.)
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