As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. strength, firmness, Sks. 420, Bær. 9 (valour).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᛅᚢᛋᛏ-ᛚᛁᛁᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Bærings Saga. (G. II.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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