As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. affliction, poët., Skv. 1. 34.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᛁᚾ-ᛏᚱᛁᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Sigurðar-kviða. (A. II.)
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