As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a breast-rope, girdle, a nickname, Orkn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᛁᚢᛋᛏ-ᚱᛁᛁᛒ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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