As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a giant-like man, Finnb. 344, Fas. iii. 259, 285.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᚢᛚᛚ-ᛘᛁᚾᚾᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Finnboga Saga. (D. V.)
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