As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. a kind of ship with a high poop, Edda (Gl.), Fas. ii. 5; hence Elliða-ey, f. the name of an island, from its resemblance to these old-fashioned ships, Landn., Kb.; Elliði, a, m. a farm, Korm.; Elliða-Grímr, m., pr. name of a man, Landn., Nj.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛚᛚᛁᚦᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- proper, properly.
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Konungs-bók. (B. I, C. I, etc.)
- Kormaks Saga. (D. II.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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