As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. a patriarch, Grág. ii. 165, Fms. vii. 91, Symb. 28.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᛏᚱᛁᛅᚱᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Symbolae. (H. IV.)
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