As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a mother’s kin, Eg. 267, Fms. vii. 224, Finnb. 236.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᚢᚦᚢᚱ-ᚴᚢᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Finnboga Saga. (D. V.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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