As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. the ‘cow shell,’ cyprina Islandica, Mag. 63, see Itin. 69.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢ-ᛋᚴᛁᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Itinerarium or Travels of Eggert Ólafsson, 1772.
- Magus Saga. (G. II.)