As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. paternal love; in the phrase, ekki hafði hann á. mikit af föður sínum, i. e. he was no pet child, Fms. iii. 205, Ld. 132; á. Drottins, 655 v. 2.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛋᛏ-ᚱᛁᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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