As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- karl-sköp (karl-skǫp)
- n. pl. genitalia, Ver. 70, Mar.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, karl-sköp may be more accurately written as karl-skǫp.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᚱᛚ-ᛋᚴᚢᛒ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
- Veraldar Saga. (E. II.)