As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. in the phrase, vera e-m a., a match for …, as good a swordsman as…; hann var eigi meirr enn a. einum þeirra bræðra, Fms. ii. 165; sagði Gellir sik fleirum mönnum a. en einum, Bs. i. 649.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚾᛏ-ᚢᛁᚴᚱ
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.)