As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. a well, spring, brook, freq. in mod. usage, but seems not to occur in old writers unless it be in Skv. 2. 1, (lindar-logi, ‘well-lowe’ = gold): compds, vatns-lind, uppsprettu-lind.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛁᚾᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
Works & Authors cited:
- Sigurðar-kviða. (A. II.)
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