Á-seta

Old Norse Dictionary - á-seta

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

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

á-seta
u, f. a sitting upon, settlement, esp. = ábúð, tenure of a farm, Bs. i. 730. ásetu-garðr, m. (Icel. ábýlisjörð), a tenant’s farm, D. N. iv. 581 (Fr.)

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

Abbreviations used:

esp.
especially.
f.
feminine.
Fr.
French in etymologies.
Icel.
Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
D. N.
Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)
Fr.
Fritzner’s Dictionary, 1867.
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