As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- tál-gröf (tál-grǫf)
- f. a pit used as a trap, Sks. 425, Eluc. 34.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, tál-gröf may be more accurately written as tál-grǫf.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛅᛚ-ᚴᚱᚢᚠ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Elucidarium. (F. II.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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