Á-samt

Old Norse Dictionary - á-samt

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

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

á-samt Old Norse word can mean:

á-samt
adv. along with:
á-samt
1. loc., in the phrase, vera á., to be together (now saman), esp. of married people, Sturl. 199, Fms. i. 198, cp. Skm. 7.
á-samt
β. koma á., to agree, (in mod. usage, koma vel, illa, saman, to be on good, bad terms); þat kom lítt á., they disagreed, Fms. iv. 369; þau kómu vel á., they lived happily together, of married people, Nj. 25, (in mod. usage, þeim kom vel saman); kómu allar ræður á. með þeim, Eg. 750; svá sem þeim kemr á. (impers.), as is agreed on by them, Jb. 116.

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

Abbreviations used:

adv.
adverb.
v.
vide.
cp.
compare.
esp.
especially.
l.
line.
loc.
local, locally.
m.
masculine.
impers.
impersonal.
mod.
modern.
pers.
person.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Skm.
Skírnis-mál. (A. I.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Jb.
Jóns-bók. (B. III.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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