As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. an adopted son, Edda 13, Fas. ii. 242.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛋᚴᛅ-ᛋᚢᚾᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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