As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. [Hel. balco; Swed. and Dan. bjelke; Germ. balke; prob. akin to bálkr], a balk, beam, Gþl. i. 346.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᛅᛚᚴᛁ
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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