Á-kafliga

Old Norse Dictionary - á-kafliga

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

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

á-kafliga Old Norse word can mean:

á-kafliga
adv. vehemently, impetuously; of motion, such as riding, sailing; fara á., to rush on, Fms. ix. 366; sem ákafligast, in great speed, at a great rate, Eg. 160, 602; also, biðja á., to pray fervently.
á-kafliga
2. very, Fær. 238, Fms. x. 308, Ld. 222.

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

Abbreviations used:

adv.
adverb.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Fær.
Færeyinga Saga. (E. II.)
Ld.
Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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