As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. a lump-fish; see grá-slappi: as a word of abuse, Edda ii. 496: a nickname, Sturl. ii. 150, Dipl. ii. 5; Höllu-s., Ld.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛚᛅᛒᛒᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Diplomatarium. (J. I.)
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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