As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [for. word; through Fr. from Arabic atambor], a tabour, tambourine, Karl. 157, 284.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛅᛒᚢᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- French in etymologies.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fritzner’s Dictionary, 1867.
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
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