As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
nef-lauss Old Norse word can mean:
- adj. noseless, without a nose, Rb. 348.
- adj. [nefi], ‘kinless,’ orphaned, desolate; sagt er frá hve neflauss narir, Mkv.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛁᚠ-ᛚᛅᚢᛋᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Rímbegla. (H. III.)
- Málshátta-kvæði. (A. III.)
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