Á-kafast

Old Norse Dictionary - á-kafast

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

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

á-kafast
að, dep. to be eager, vehement; á. á e-t, Fær. 262 (cp. Fb. ii. 40), Fms. xi. 20: absol., Bret. 14, 60.

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

Abbreviations used:

absol.
absolute, absolutely.
cp.
compare.
dep.
deponent.
l.
line.

Works & Authors cited:

Bret.
Breta Sögur. (G. I.)
Fb.
Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Fær.
Færeyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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