As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. life’s danger, Eg. 46, Edda 40, Bær. 16.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛁᚠᛋ-ᚼᛅᛋᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Bærings Saga. (G. II.)
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
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