As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. the chosen maid, the name of the Valkyriur, who were the chosen maids of Odin, Og. 18: = eskimær, Fas. i. 118.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛋᚴ-ᛘᛅᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Oddrúnar-grátr. (A. II.)
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