As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. a fool, idiot, Boll. 352, Fs. 40.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚾᚾ-ᚠᚢᛚᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Bolla-þáttr. (D. V.)
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
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