As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. hinderance in one’s journey, Gþl. 417, Al. 61.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛅᚱ-ᛏᛅᛚᛘᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)