Al-hugat

Old Norse Dictionary - al-hugat

Meaning of Old Norse word "al-hugat" in English.

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

al-hugat Old Norse word can mean:

al-hugat
alugat, or alogat, n. part. in real earnest, whole-hearted, having made one’s mind up; ef þér er þat alhugat, if thou be in earnest, Nj. 49; föður hans var alogat at drepa Davíd, his father’s heart was set on slaying David, Stj. 473. I Sam. xx. 33.
al-hugat
β. used substantively, serious matters; blanda hégóma við alhugat (now alvara), to blend trifles with serious things.
al-hugat
γ. adverb. steadfastly, earnestly; iðrast a., to repent sincerely, Hom. 166; en ef þú sér at alogat (really) tekr fé þitt at vaxa, Sks. 34, 339; þá er hann alogat úsekr, really guiltless, 677. 9.

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
part.
participle.
adverb.
adverbially.

Works & Authors cited:

Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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