As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. ‘wound-flame,’ a sword, Hkv.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᚾ-ᛚᚢᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Helga-kviða Hundingsbana. (A. II.)