As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. bereavement, grief, affliction, Bs. i. 645, Fms. v. 208.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚴ-ᛏᚱᛁᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- s. v.
- sub voce.
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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