As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. a sinner, freq. in mod. usage.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᚾᛏᛅᚱᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.