As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a ‘red elf,’ a person dressed in gaudy colours; sjáið it rauðálfinn, sveinar, Nj. 70.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛅᚢᚦ-ᛅᛚᚠᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Njála. (D. II.)
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