As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. manhood, pith; það er manntak í e-m, there is pith in him, Grett. 136 A. manntaks-semi, f. energy.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚾᚾ-ᛏᛅᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
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