As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a pauper, from being distributed (set down) in Icel. among the different households in a parish, (setja e-n niðr á hreppinn.)
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛁᚦᚱ-ᛋᛁᛏᚾᛁᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.