As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m., freq. name of a horse, cp. Sturl. iii. 155; Skin-faxi, Hrím-faxi, Edda; Frey-faxi, Hrafn.; Gló-faxi, etc.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛅᛋᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- et cetera.
- frequent, frequently.
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Hrafnkels Saga. (D. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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