As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
bops Old Norse word can mean:
- n. an onomatopoëtic word, [Germ. bumbs], bump or plump; mikit fall, svá at b. kvað í skrokkinum, Þórð. 16.
- β. the faint bark of a dog: also bopsa, að.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᛒᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Þórðar Saga hreðu. (D. V.)