As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. a fearless, daring man, Nj. 220, Fms. i. 155, ii. 66, vi. 324, Fs. 54, Korm. 90: = ofrhugr, ákefð ok o., Fms. ii. 319.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚠᚱ-ᚼᚢᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Kormaks Saga. (D. II.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.