Á-vaxta

Old Norse Dictionary - á-vaxta

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

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

á-vaxta
að, to make to wax greater, make productive: of money, a. fé, to put out to interest, Nj. III: pass. -ask, to increase, Fms. i. 137, Stj. 12.

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

Abbreviations used:

pass.
passive.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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