Á-verki

Old Norse Dictionary - á-verki

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

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

á-verki Old Norse word can mean:

á-verki
a, m.
á-verki
I. a law term, lesion in general, produced by a weapon or any deadly instrument, more general than the neut.; lýsi ek mér á hönd allan þann áverka; … sár, ef at sárum görist; víg, ef at vígi görist, Grág. ii. 32, Nj. 86, Fær. 223, Sturl. i. 148.
á-verki
II. (Norse) the plant of a household, produce of a farm; landskyld heimilar lóð (Lat. fundus) ok allan áverka þann er í kaup þeirra kom, … as agreed upon between landlord and tenant,l. 329; skipta görðum eptir jarðarhöfn (Lat. fundus) ok öllum áverka (including buildings, fences, crop, etc.), 380; skal hann löggarð göra … ok vinna þann áverka á landi hins þar er hvárki sé akr né eng, 277.
á-verki
β. unlawful; útlegð ok sex aura áverki, Grág. ii. 296; hvervetna þar sem maðr hittir á. í mörk sinni, þá skal hann burt taka at ósekju, Gþl. 363.
á-verki
COMPDS: áverkabót, áverkadrep, áverkamaðr, áverkamál.

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
l.
line.
neut.
neuter.
etc.
et cetera.
Lat.
Latin.

Works & Authors cited:

Fær.
Færeyinga Saga. (E. II.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
Gþl.
Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
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