As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. ‘Gand’ bay, i. e. Magic bay, the old name of the White Sea, for the Lapps were famous sorcerers.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᚾᛏ-ᚢᛁᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.