As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [A. S. telgor = a branch, bough; Gr. δολιχός; Let. dilgas]:—a prong, fork (?), an obsolete word, which occurs only twice, viz. handar-tjálgr, ‘hand-prongs’ i. e. the arms or the fingers (?), Sighvat; uxu tjálgur, langir leggir ok ljótt höfuð, FaS. iii. 18 (in a verse).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛁᛅᛚᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. S.
- i. e.
- id est.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)