As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a steersman, Fms. x. 368: a ruler, 236, Sks. 610 B, 611, Edda 8, Bret. 72.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛏᛁᚢᚱᚾᛅᚱ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Breta Sögur. (G. I.)
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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