As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. a steersman, Fb. i. 405: a ruler, Edda (pref.), Mar.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛏᛁᚢᚱᚾᛅᚱᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
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