As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a black monk, black friar, Dominican, Fms., Bs., passim; svartmunka klaustr, -líf, -lifnaðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᛅᚱᛏ-ᛘᚢᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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