As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a mainland, continent, K. Þ. K. 8, Fms. x. 412, Sks. 155, Ld. 40, Orkn. 6, Fb. ii. 394.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᚴᛁᚾ-ᛚᛅᚾᛏ
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.)
- K. Þ. K.
- Kristinn-réttr Þorláks ok Ketils = Kristinna-laga-þáttr. (B. I.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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