As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [Germ. theil; Goth. dails; Engl. deal; Swed.-Dan. deel, del], D. n.; this word never occurs in old writers, and can scarcely be said to be in use at present. Icel. use the fem. deild and deila, vide above.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛁᛁᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
Works & Authors cited:
- D. N.
- Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)