As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m., -systir, f. = frater, soror regularis, Dipl, i. 11, Bs. i. 840, H. E. i. 508.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛁᚴᛚᚢ-ᛒᚱᚢᚦᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- H. E.
- Historia Ecclesiastica Islandiae. (J. I.)
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