As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. [Norse bræ], a glacier, common in Norway, where the glaciers are called ‘bræer’ or ‘fonn;’ in Icel. an απ. λεγ., FaS. (VölS. S.) i. 116.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᛁᚦᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- απ. λεγ.
- απαξ. λεγόμενον.
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Völs. S.
- Völsunga Saga. (C. II.)