As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. of good morals, well-mannered; fyrir kaupmönnum ok öðru siðgóðu fólki, and other good, honest people, Fms. vii. 16, xi. 259; sem þeir Kristnir menn er í siðbezta lagi eru, Landn. 38.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛁᚦ-ᚴᚢᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
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