As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. a gush of blood, Nj. 210, Fms. vi. 419, Sd. 178.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛚᚢᚦ-ᛒᚢᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Svarfdæla Saga. (D. II.)