As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
á-lengdar Old Norse word can mean:
- adv. along; engum friði heit ek þér á., Fms. iii. 156; eigi vildi hann vist hans þar á., he should not be staying along there, i. e. there, Grett. 129 A, Sturl. iii. 42.
- β. now used loc. far off, aloof, Lat. procul.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅ-ᛚᛁᚾᚴᛏᛅᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
- local, locally.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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