As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- blóðtöku-maðr (blóðtǫku-maðr)
- m. a blood-letter.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, blóðtöku-maðr may be more accurately written as blóðtǫku-maðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛚᚢᚦᛏᚢᚴᚢ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements