Áss

Old Norse Dictionary - áss

Meaning of Old Norse word "áss" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

áss
m. [a French word], the ace at dice, in the game kvátra, q. v., Sturl. ii. 95, Orkn. 200: mod. also the ace in cards.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛋᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.
mod.
modern.
n.
neuter.
q. v.
quod vide.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Orkn.
Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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