As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a narwhale, Edda (Gl.), Sks. 130, K. Þ. K. 138. náhvals-tönn, f. a narwhale’s tusk, Bs. i. 767.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛅ-ᚼᚢᛅᛚᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Edda. (C. I.)
- K. Þ. K.
- Kristinn-réttr Þorláks ok Ketils = Kristinna-laga-þáttr. (B. I.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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