As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. a foster-father, Eg. 401, Ísl. ii. 144.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚱᚾ-ᚠᚢᛋᛏᚱᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
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