As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a domestic animal, cattle; alidýr þat sem vér köllum búsmala, house-lamb, Stj. 18, Finnb. 226, of a tame bear.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚᛁ-ᛏᚢᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Finnboga Saga. (D. V.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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