As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. [Engl. knob; North. E. and Scot. nab], a small protuberance on the skin or on greensward; nabba-þýfi, fjalls-n., D. n. iii. 861, freq. in mod. usage: the name of a dwarf, Hdl. 7.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛅᛒᛒᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
- North. E.
- Northern English.
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Works & Authors cited:
- D. N.
- Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)
- Hyndlu-ljóð. (A. II.)