As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. a predecessor, Dipl. i. 4, ii. 11, (mod.)
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚱ-ᚢᛁᚱᛅᚱᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Diplomatarium. (J. I.)
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