As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. ‘ore-silver,’ mercury, 655 xxx. 7; mod. kvika-silfr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚢᚱ-ᛋᛁᛚᚠᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements