As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. = manndauðr; in compds, manndauða-sumar, -ár, -vetr, Ann. 1402, 1404, 1405 (of the great plague), Bs. i. 822.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚾᚾ-ᛏᛅᚢᚦᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Íslenzkir Annálar. (D. IV.)
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
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