Aftaka-maðr

Old Norse Dictionary - aftaka-maðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "aftaka-maðr" in English.

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

aftaka-maðr
m. a determined, obstinate person; hón var a. mikill um þetta mál, he was very stubborn in this case, Hkr. ii. 74.

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
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