As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a great, powerful man, Landn. 150. Nj. 51, Grett. 111 A, Fms. i. 294, vi. 7, vii. 118.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᚴᛁᛚ-ᛘᛁᚾᚾᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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