As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- skip-sögn (skip-sǫgn)
- f. a ship’s crew. Fms. vii. 43, ix. 319, x. 296, 390, Fær. 194, Hkr. ii. 226, passim.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, skip-sögn may be more accurately written as skip-sǫgn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᛒ-ᛋᚢᚴᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Færeyinga Saga. (E. II.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
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