Á-tak

Old Norse Dictionary - á-tak

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

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

á-tak
n. (átaka, u, f., Hom. 17), [taka á], touching: gen. átaks, soft, hard, etc. to the feeling; svá á. sem skinn, Flov. 31, Magn. 522: medic. touching, v. læknishendr, Stj. 248: pl. grips, átök ok sviptingar, in wrestling, Fas. iii. 503, Fms. xi. 442.

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

Abbreviations used:

etc.
et cetera.
f.
feminine.
gen.
genitive.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
medic.
medicine, medically.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
Magn.
Magnús Saga jarls. (E. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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