Á-kast

Old Norse Dictionary - á-kast

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

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

á-kast Old Norse word can mean:

á-kast
n. a throwing upon, casting at, Sks. 410: metaph. an assault, á. djöfla, Hom. 14: plur. taunts, Sturl. i. 21.
á-kast
COMPD: ákastasamr.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
n.
neuter.
plur.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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