Akkeri

Old Norse Dictionary - akkeri

Meaning of Old Norse word "akkeri" in English.

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

akkeri Old Norse word can mean:

akkeri
n. [no doubt, like Engl. anchor, of foreign origin; cp. Gr. άγκύρα, Lat. ancora. It occurs, however, in a verse as early as the year 996], ankeri, Lv. 99, is a corrupt form from a paper MS., so is also atkeri, Hkr. i. 311; liggja um akkeri, to lie at anchor, Fbr. 52; leggjast um a., to cast anchor, FmS. iv. 301; heimta upp a., to weigh anchor, 302; a. hrífr við, the anchor holds, Ld. 21, Grág. ii. 397, Jb. 397, Eg. 129, FmS. vii. 264, ix. 44, x. 136, Hkr. i. 311, Lv. 99, FaS. i. 511, 515. Metaph., a. vánar, anchor of hope, 677. 17.
akkeri
COMPDS: akkerisfleinn, akkerislauss, akkerislægi, akkerissát, akkerisstokkr, akkerisstrengr, akkerissæti.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
Engl.
English.
gl.
glossary.
Gr.
Greek.
l.
line.
Lat.
Latin.
n.
neuter.
S.
Saga.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fbr.
Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
Jb.
Jóns-bók. (B. III.)
Ld.
Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
Lv.
Ljósvetninga Saga. (D. II.)
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