As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. a mode of death, Ísl. ii. 220, Lv. 68, Fas. i. 88, Greg, 67.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛅᚢᚦ-ᛏᛅᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Ljósvetninga Saga. (D. II.)
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