As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. a beam of victory, a halo; veit ek at konungr mun ráða sigrinum, Hví veiztú þat? þvíat konungr er bjartr at ek má eigi sjá í móti honum, ok ætla ek þat sé s. hans, Fb. ii. 337.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛁᚴᚱ-ᛒᛚᚢᛘᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.