As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. ‘coal-wood,’ wood for charcoal, Nj. 58, Grág. ii. 298, Jb. 237; era sem kolvið kljúfi | karl sá er vegr at jarli, Fms. viii. (a ditty).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᛚ-ᚢᛁᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Jóns-bók. (B. III.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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