As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. assistance, support, Fms. vi. 66; vera í a. með e-m, to assist one, Fas. i. 265.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛏ-ᛒᛁᛁᚾᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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