Á-skot

Old Norse Dictionary - á-skot

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

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

á-skot
(áskaut, Sks. 416; áskeyti, Thom. 83), n. a shot at, only used in pl.; at menn fái eigi mein af áskotum þeirra, by their heavy fire (of arrows), Fms. viii. 201; sva mikil á., at menn megi eigi í vígskörðum vera, so hard shooting that…, Sks. l. c.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
l. c.
loco citato.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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