As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
gapi Old Norse word can mean:
- a, m. a rash, reckless man, freq.; Icel. say, angr-gapi (q. v.), sólar-gapi, hann er mesti sólargapi, perhaps with reference to the Wolf and the Sun, Edda 7.
- COMPDS: gapalegr, gapamuðr, gapaskapr, gapastokkr, gapuxi.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᛒᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
- q. v.
- quod vide.
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)