As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. the ‘red sea,’ of the ocean surrounding the earth, Grág. ii. 166; hafit rauða er liggr um lönd öll: stórskp rauða hafs, Grett. (in a verse): the Red Sea, mod.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛅᚢᚦᛅ-ᚼᛅᚠ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)