As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. a gonfalon, Hkv. 2. 16, Hbl. 38, Hkm. 2: in a church for processions, Am. 76, D. I. passim.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚾᚾ-ᚠᛅᚾᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Atla-mál. (A. II.)
- D. I.
- Diplomatarium Islandicum. (J. I.)
- Harbarðs-ljóð. (A. I.)
- Hákonar-mál. (A. III.)
- Helga-kviða Hundingsbana. (A. II.)
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