As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. the chief party in a suit, Grág. i. 144, 355, ii. 405, Nj. 239; see aðili (p. 3, col. 2).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛅᚴᛅᚱ-ᛅᚦᛁᛚᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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