As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f., pl. neipar, the ‘nip,’ the interstice between the fingers; í neipinni; perh. better gneip.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛁᛁᛒ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements