As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- systra-börn (systra-bǫrn)
- n. pl. sisters’ bairns, i. e. cousins, Gþl. 245.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, systra-börn may be more accurately written as systra-bǫrn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᛋᛏᚱᛅ-ᛒᚢᚱᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
Works & Authors cited:
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)