As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. = rúgr; a provinc. Icel. form, occurs in a verse in Gísl., where rúfr rhymes with húfa; as also in the local name Rúf-eyjar in western Icel., Sturl. i. 10, 26, Landn. 92 (v. l.), where it is even spelt Rup-eyjar.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᚢᚠᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Gísla Saga. (D. II.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)