As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- (árar-), n. the time of rowing, e. g. seint, fljótt á., a slow, quick, stroke; kunna á., to be able to handle an oar, Þórð. (Ed. 1860), ch. 4.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚱᛅ-ᛚᛅᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- e. g.
- exempli gratia.
Works & Authors cited:
- Þórðar Saga hreðu. (D. V.)
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