As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. an ‘over-master,’ head-master, cp. Germ. altmaster, Stj. 510, 537, Gd. 70.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚠᛁᚱ-ᛘᛁᛁᛋᛏᛅᚱᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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