As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. midsummer, Grett. 104 new Ed., Rb. 42, 568, Grág. i. 147; miðsumars helgi, a midsummer Sunday, Sturl. iii. 223, Rb. 566: a feast day, miðsumars skeid, midsummer time, Fms. vii. 99.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᚦ-ᛋᚢᛘᛅᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Rímbegla. (H. III.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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