As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m., poët. a liberal man, a prince, Edda, Lex. poët. passim: in prose, Guðs mildingr, a man of God, Hom. 124.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᛚᛏᛁᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
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