As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. = systrunga; ef maðr tekr bræðrung sína eðr systrung (bræðrungu, systrungu, v. l.), n. G. l. i. 148, ii. 302; Guðrúnu systrung Oddkötlu, Sturl. 1. 132; systrung sinn(sína), K. Á. 140; hón var systrung (Cod. systrungr) hans, she (Rachel) was the systrung of him (James), Stj. 171; whereas James and Rachel would collectively be called systkina börn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᛋᛏᚱᚢᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
Works & Authors cited:
- K. Á.
- Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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