As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- álna-sök (álna-sǫk)
- f. action for bad measure, Grág. i. 472.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, álna-sök may be more accurately written as álna-sǫk.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚᚾᛅ-ᛋᚢᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)