Á-vít

Old Norse Dictionary - á-vít

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

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

á-vít Old Norse word can mean:

á-vít
[víti], n. pl., ávítan, f., Thom. 246, Th. 19 (mod. ávítur, f. pl.), a reprimand, rebuke, castigation; ávíta, gen. pl., Fær. 23; bera ávít (acc. pl.), Sks. 541, Hkr. ii. 200, Hom. 43.
á-vít
COMPDS: ávítalaust, ávítasamligr, ávítsamr.

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

Abbreviations used:

acc.
accusative.
f.
feminine.
gen.
genitive.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
mod.
modern.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Fær.
Færeyinga Saga. (E. II.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
Th.
Theophilus. (F. III.)
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