As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. a berg-dweller, i. e. a giant, Landn. 271, Barð. 164.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᚱᚴ-ᛒᚢᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
Works & Authors cited:
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
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