As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a hostage, Karl. 79.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚱ-ᚴᛁᛋᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)