As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a ‘fore-spell,’ preamble. Forspjalls-ljóð, n. name of a poem.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚱ-ᛋᛒᛁᛅᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements