As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- (-lausa), u, f. ‘grasslessness,’ barren ground; í graslausu, Grág. i. 383, Sturl. i. 121, 127, ii. 128, Ann. 1181.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚱᛅᛋ-ᛚᛁᚢᛋᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Íslenzkir Annálar. (D. IV.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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