As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
á-kváma Old Norse word can mean:
- mod. ákoma, u, f.
- 1. coming, arrival; úfriðar á., visitation of war, Stj. 561.
- 2. but esp. a hurt received from a blow, a wound, = áverki, Nj. 99, Fms. ii. 67, Gþl. 168: medic. of a disease of the skin, an eruption, Fél. ix. 186, esp. on the lips, v. áblástr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅ-ᚴᚢᛅᛘᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- medicine, medically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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