As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. a ship’s rigging, Fms. i. 102.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᛒ-ᚱᛁᛁᚦᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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