As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. one’s native place, home, country, where one is bred and born; í átthaga sinum, Ld. 40, Fs. 61: freq. in pl.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛏᛏ-ᚼᛅᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
Works & Authors cited:
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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