Á-kall

Old Norse Dictionary - á-kall

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

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

á-kall Old Norse word can mean:

á-kall
n.
á-kall
1. a calling upon, invocation; á. á nafn Guðs, 656 B. 10, Sks. 310, Bs. i. 180.
á-kall
β. clamour, shouting; af orðum þeirra ok ákalli, Fms. xi. 117, Orkn. 344 old Ed., new Ed. 402 reads kall: esp. a war cry, Fms. ix. 510.
á-kall
2. a claim, demand; veita á. til e-s, Eg. 470, Hkr. ii. 195, Fms. ix. 433, xi. 324, Orkn. 20 old Ed.; cp. new Ed. 54, Korm. 110.
á-kall
COMPD: ákallslauss.

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

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.
esp.
especially.
cp.
compare.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Orkn.
Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
Korm.
Kormaks Saga. (D. II.)
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