As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a king, poët.; Sigarr þaðan eru komnir Siklingar, Edda 105, Ýt. 1, Skv. 1. 33, Hkv. 2. 22, Lex. poët., and freq. in the mod. Rímur; sikling dáinn syrgir her | saknar lengi frúin, Núm. 20. 58.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛁᚴᛚᛁᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Helga-kviða Hundingsbana. (A. II.)
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
- Sigurðar-kviða. (A. II.)
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