As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. guidance, direction, instruction, Landn. 27, 287, Edda 37, Fms. vii. 296, Sks. 58, 195, Ver. 34, Stj. 156, passim.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛁᛚ-ᚢᛁᛋᛅᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
- Veraldar Saga. (E. II.)
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