As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. ‘the early crying,’ i. e. perh. chanticleer, used in the proverb eldist árgalinn nú, of king Harold, Fms. vi. 251.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚱ-ᚴᛅᛚᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)