As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. fishing knife, with which bait for fish is cut, Edda 36, Nj. 19 (arnsax is a false reading), Fas. i. 489.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚴᚾ-ᛋᛅᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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