As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [for. word; Germ. nähren], a nourisher (?), Edda ii. 497: in fólk-nárungr, answering to Hom. ποιμην λαων, as also in other poët. compds, Lex. poët.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛅᚱᚢᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.