As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. the Northern, one of the dwarfs who support the heaven, Vsp. (Austri, Vestri, Norðri, Suðri, Edda 5).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᚢᚱᚦᚱᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Völuspá. (A. I.)
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