As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m., prop. a pitch-fork; hence poët. tungls tjúgari, the pitch-forker of the moon, who forks the moon out of heaven, Vsp.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛁᚢᚴᛅᚱᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- proper, properly.
Works & Authors cited:
- Völuspá. (A. I.)
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