As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. pl. the gates of the dead, mythol.; fyrir nágrindr neðan, Ls. 63, Skm. 35, Fsm. 27,
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛅ-ᚴᚱᛁᚾᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- mythology, mythologically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fjölsvinns-mál. (A. II.)
- Loka-senna. (A. I.)
- Skírnis-mál. (A. I.)
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