As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a sort of metre (from a pr. name Balkr), Edda (Ht.) 142.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᛚᚴᛅᚱ-ᛚᛅᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- proper, properly.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Hátta-tal. (C. I.)