As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a southerner, esp. of a Saxon, German, as opp. to a Northman, Magn. 528, Fms. viii. 248, xi. 303, 354, Fb. i. 540, Karl. 288, 355, passim.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᚦᚱ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
- Magnús Saga jarls. (E. II.)
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