As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. alca impennis, Edda (Gl.); hence Geirfugla-sker, n. a local name in Icel.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᛁᚱ-ᚠᚢᚴᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
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