Á-vitull

Old Norse Dictionary - á-vitull

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

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

á-vitull
m. a law term, the indicia of a thing; skuli þeir rannsaka allt; ok svá göra þeir, ok finna þar öngan ávitöl (acc.), Fær. 186; grunar hann nú, at kerling muni hafa fengit nokkurn (MS. wrongly nokkura, acc. fem.) ávital, hverr maðr hann er, Thom. 158.

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

Abbreviations used:

acc.
accusative.
fem.
feminine.
m.
masculine.
S.
Saga.

Works & Authors cited:

Fær.
Færeyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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