As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. [Dan. knap], scant, Hkr. i. 154, Grett. 169; ætla hneppt til Jólanna, to make scant provisions for Yule, Fb. ii. 185, Fms. iv. 235.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚾᛁᛒᛒᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
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