As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
yfirvald Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) power, rule (Sveinn jarl hafði ~ í Nóregi);
- 2) the authorities (~ staðarins).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚠᛁᚱᚢᛅᛚᛏ
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