As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. a ‘thwart-water,’ side-river, tributary river, N. G. l. i. 153: freq. as Icel. local name,
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚢᛁᚱ-ᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
Works & Authors cited:
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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