Á-vita

Old Norse Dictionary - á-vita

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

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

á-vita
adj. ind. in the phrase, verða e-s á., to become aware of, learn, Andr. 623. 80, Fms. x. 171; á. mannvits eðr íþrótta, Sks. 26.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.

Works & Authors cited:

Andr.
Andreas Saga. (F. III.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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