As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. a ‘skald-maid,’ poetess, a nickname of the poetess Jórunn, Fms. i. 13; the name of her poem Sendi-bít looks as if it had been of a ‘biting’ libellous kind.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛅᛚᛏ-ᛘᛅᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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