As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. a spy, Stj. 219. Rétt. 8 (D. N. i. 87).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛒᛁᛁᛅᚱᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- D. N.
- Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)
- Réttarbætr. (B. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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