As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. rule, command, authority, Fms. i. 220, iii. 45, iv. 226, x. 390, Stj. 167, Fas. iii. 98, D. n. i. 156, passim.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚠᛁᚱ-ᛒᚢᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- D. N.
- Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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