As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. the year-teller, i. e. the moon (poët.), the heathen year being lunar, Alvm. 15.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚱ-ᛏᛅᛚᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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- id est.