Á-hyggja

Old Norse Dictionary - á-hyggja

Meaning of Old Norse word "á-hyggja" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

á-hyggja Old Norse word can mean:

á-hyggja
u, f. care, concern, Hrafn. 12; bera á. fyrir, to be concerned about,l. 44; fær þat honum mikillar á. ok reiði, concern and anger, Nj. 174, Bret. 24: pl. cares, Hákon hafði svá miklar áhyggjur um vetrinn, at hann lagðist í rekkju, Fms. i. 82.
á-hyggja
COMPDS: áhyggjufullr, áhyggjulauss, áhyggjumikill, áhyggjusamligr, áhyggjusamr, áhyggjusvipr, áhyggjuyflrbragð.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅ-ᚼᚢᚴᚴᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Bret.
Breta Sögur. (G. I.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Gþl.
Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
Hrafn.
Hrafnkels Saga. (D. II.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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