As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. an ante-chamber, lobby, Dropl. 28, Bs. i. 451, Sturl. ii. 173, iii. 193.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚱ-ᛋᚴᛅᛚᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Droplaugar-sona Saga. (D. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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