As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
al-kunna Old Norse word can mean:
- adj. ind.
- α. of a thing or event, notorious, universally known; sem a. er orðit, Fms. xi. 201; en sem vinátta þeirra görðist a., but tvhen their friendship was noised abroad, Hkr. ii. 281.
- β. of a person, knowing, fully informed; unz a., until I know the whole, Vtkv. 8, 10, 12.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚ-ᚴᚢᚾᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Vegtams-kviða. (A. I.)