As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. (bakborð, m., Jb. 407 A), [Dutch baakbord], the larboard side of a ship, opp. to stjórnborði, Fb. i. 22, Jb. l. c., Fms. vii. 12, Orkn. 8.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚴ-ᛒᚢᚱᚦᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- l. c.
- loco citato.
Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Jóns-bók. (B. III.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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