As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- part. (see hrökkva), curled: hrokkin-hárr, -hærðr, adj. curly-haired, FmS. vii. 101, Fbr. 5, 176, BS. i. 127, Þiðr. 176: hrokkin-skinna, u, f. ‘wrinkle-skin,’ term of abuse for an old woman, FmS. ii. 130: name of a MS. given to it by Torfeus, cp. Fagr-skinna, Grá-skinna, Gullin-skinna, Morkin-skinna, = Fair-skin, Gray-skin, Golden-skin, Rotten-skin, all names of Icel. vellum MSS.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚱᚢᚴᚴᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Þiðreks Saga. (G. I.)
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