Ríkis-maðrOld Norse Dictionary - ríkis-maðr
Meaning of Old Norse word "ríkis-maðr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. (-menn), a mighty man, ruler, Grág. ii. 99, Fms. i. 32, vii. 288, 290, Eg. 9, 26, 270, Skálda 152, passim: mod. a rich, monied man.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛁᚴᛁᛋ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Skálda. (H. I.)