As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. sail-rigging, Sturl. i. 189, Edda i. 330.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛁᚴᛚ-ᚱᛁᛁᚦᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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