As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. sheepless, Grág. ii. 304: a local name, Sauðlauss-dalr, Bs. i. 461, in western Icel., mod. Sauðlauks-dalr (sauðlaukr).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛅᚢᚦ-ᛚᛅᚢᛋᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
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