As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. a ‘work-steerer,’ overseer, Nj. 52, Stj. 255, Fb. ii. 206.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚱᚴ-ᛋᛏᛁᚢᚱᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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