As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adv. [kostr], in all respects, quite, altogether; a. illa, bad altogether, Ld. 232; þykjast nú a. hafa unninn mikinn sigr (a full victory), Fms. xi. 147; frjáls ok a. geymandi, to be observed in every respect, K. Á. 50; hann lofaði a., made a full allowance, Bs. i.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚᛚᛋ-ᚴᚢᛋᛏᛅᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- K. Á.
- Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)