As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. the ‘landward’ side, Fms. viii. 417, Bs. i. 423.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛅᚾᛏ-ᛒᚢᚱᚦᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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