As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- or daunsna (mod. dunsna), að, in smell at, sniff at, esp. of cattle; gékk Glæsir (an ox) at honum ok daunsnaði um hann, lib. 320.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛅᚢᚾᛋᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements