As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. the ness of Achaia; ? the Peloponnesus; Achaia-landi, þat köllu vér Engilsnes, Post. 252, v. l. 4, cp. Orkn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚾᚴᛁᛚᛋ-ᚾᛁᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
Works & Authors cited:
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
- Postula Sögur. (F. III.)
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