As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. moodiness, heart’s grief, Skm. 4, Sdm. 30, Skv. 3. 44.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᚢᚦ-ᛏᚱᛁᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Sigrdrífu-mál. (A. II.)
- Skírnis-mál. (A. I.)
- Sigurðar-kviða. (A. II.)
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