As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m., poët. the only, i. e. the great, slayer, Hým. 22, Hkm. 3.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛁᚾ-ᛒᛅᚾᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
Works & Authors cited:
- Hákonar-mál. (A. III.)
- Hýmis-kviða. (A. I.)
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