As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a shepherd, Nj. 104, Grett., Bs. i. 45.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛅᚢᚦᛅ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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