As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. [an old obsol. form], an heir, Edda 108 and in the compd skaporfoni (the vowel change is caused by the following o), legal heir, q. v.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚱᚠᚢᚾᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- q. v.
- quod vide.
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
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