As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. a law term, due, obligation, encumbrance, several times in the Cartularies and deeds of gift, in the phrase, sú er a. þessa fjár, D. I. i. 273, etc.; með þessi a. fara þessir fjárhlutir, 282, Vm. 108: cp. the still more freq. phrase, sú er afvinna, cp. afvinna.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚠ-ᛋᚴᚢᛚᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- et cetera.
- frequent, frequently.
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Works & Authors cited:
- D. I.
- Diplomatarium Islandicum. (J. I.)
- Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)