As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. hearth-fire, Lat. focus; þeir eru a., there are three hearths (in a Norse dwelling), Gþl. 376.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚱᛁᚾ-ᛁᛚᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
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