As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. local name of the great lava rift close to the alþing, where all the people met; vide Nj. 244, Sturl. i. 206, etc.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚᛘᛅᚾᚾᛅ-ᚴᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- et cetera.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)