Á-kváma

Old Norse Dictionary - á-kváma

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

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

á-kváma Old Norse word can mean:

á-kváma
mod. ákoma, u, f.
á-kváma
1. coming, arrival; úfriðar á., visitation of war, Stj. 561.
á-kváma
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,l. 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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
mod.
modern.
esp.
especially.
l.
line.
medic.
medicine, medically.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
Fél.
Félags-rit.
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Gþl.
Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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