As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. an απ. λεγ., Vsp. 34; explained by the commentators, a forest where there are wild geese, but perhaps better as the name of a plant, the sweet gale or bog-myrtle.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᚴᛚ-ᚢᛁᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- απ. λεγ.
- απαξ. λεγόμενον.
Works & Authors cited:
- Völuspá. (A. I.)
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