As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. a lap-dog, Orkn. 114, Fas. iii. 544.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᚴᚴᛁᚢ-ᚱᛅᚴᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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