As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. [A. S. Deôr; cp. Deôra-by = Derby]. a pr. name, Landn.: in local names, Dýra-fjörðr, in western Iceland, Landn., Gísl.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚱᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. S.
- proper, properly.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Gísla Saga. (D. II.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)