As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. the ‘sea-bank,’ the border between shoal and deep water along the coast, see Ivar Aasen; síð. in málvinir minir fyrir marbakkann sukku, Vígl. (in a verse), N. G. l. ii. 140, v. l.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚱ-ᛒᛅᚴᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
Works & Authors cited:
- Ivar Aasen
- Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
- Víglundar Saga. (D. V.)
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