As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. the nether part of the body, opp. to höfða-hlutr, Eb. 326, Eg. 398, Fms. xi. 277.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᛏᛅ-ᚼᛚᚢᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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