As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. ‘sea-swine,’ sea-hog, a kind of whale, Eggert Itin.; marsvína-rekstr, Fél. vii. 28, the driving whales ashore.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚱ-ᛋᚢᛁᚾ
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.