As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. a good, wise ruler, epithet of a prince or the like, Fms. vii. 150, Orkn. 176, O. H. L. 22, Magn. 464, Grett. 40 new Ed.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛏᛁᚢᚱᚾ-ᛋᛅᛘᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Magnús Saga jarls. (E. II.)
- O. H. L.
- Ólafs Saga Helga Legendaria. (E. I.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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