As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a number of metres, the name of a poem on metres, = Hátta-lykill, Edda 192; also in the title of Edda (Ub.) ii. 250.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛅᛏᛏᛅ-ᛏᛅᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Uppsala-bók. (C. I.)
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