As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a fish, trutta albicolor, Edda (Gl.): a nickname, Fms. vii. 157: pl. illustrious men, Eg. (in a verse).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᚱᛏᛁᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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