As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. the defendant in a suit, opp. to sóknar-aðili (see aðili), Grág., Nj., passim.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᚱᚾᛅᚱ-ᛅᚦᛁᛚᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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