As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. a leakage, leak; kómu þá lekar at skipinu, Grett. 96: the phrase, sjá við þeim leka, to see to a future leak (emergency).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛁᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
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