As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [Dan. skærgaard], a reef of rocks in the sea near shore, BS. i. 842, Trist. 8, Rafn. S. (in a verse).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᚱ-ᚴᛅᚱᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
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