As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. the water-peg in a ship’s bottom, in mod. usage negla, Edda (Gl.); cp. var-nagli.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛅᚱ-ᚾᛅᚴᛚᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
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