As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
barn Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) bairn, child; vera með ~i, to be with child; ganga með ~i, to go with child; ~s hafandi or hafandi at ~i, with child, pregnant; frá blautu ~i, from one’s tender years;
- 2) = mannsbarn; hvert ~, every man, every living soul.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚱᚾ