As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a tame bear, Grág. ii. 118, cp. Fms. vi. 297–307, Bs. i. 61.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚᛁ-ᛒᛁᚢᚱᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)