Á-minning

Old Norse Dictionary - á-minning

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

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

á-minning Old Norse word can mean:

á-minning
f. warning, admonition, reproof; áðr menn urðu til á. við hann um þetta mál, … reminded him, called it into his recollection, Fms. xi. 286, Sks. 335; fjandans á., instigation, Fms. viii. 54; heilsusamligar á., vi. 281; Guðs á., Ver. 6, Stj. 116; var þó mörg á. (many foreboding symptoms) áðr þessa lund for …; góðrar áminningar, beatae memoriae (rare), H. E. i. 514.
á-minning
COMPDS: áminningarmaðr, áminningarorð, áminningarvísa.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
H. E.
Historia Ecclesiastica Islandiae. (J. I.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
Ver.
Veraldar Saga. (E. II.)
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