As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
ár-salr Old Norse word can mean:
- and ársali, a, m. [a foreign word, introduced from Britain], precious hangings of a bed, Eb. 262, Edda 18 (ársali); ársal allan, Gkv. 2. 26; allan ársala, Js. 78; an obsolete word.
- II. in the east of Icel. ársali [ár, annona, and selja] means annual produce, the stores or crop of a year.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚱ-ᛋᛅᛚᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
Works & Authors cited:
- Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Guðrúnar-kviða. (A. II.)
- Járnsíða. (B. III.)
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