As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. a poët. term, a kind of epithet, Edda 108; þat er s. ‘hörð’ egg, en ‘hvatir’ menn, 122, cp. Skálda 194.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛅᚾᚾ-ᚴᛁᚾᚾᛁᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Skálda. (H. I.)
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