Ann-kostr

Old Norse Dictionary - ann-kostr

Meaning of Old Norse word "ann-kostr" in English.

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

ann-kostr
m., also spelt öndkostr and önnkostr [önn], used only in the adverbial phrase, fyrir annkost (önn-önd-kost), wilfully, on purpose, Fms. viii. 367; en þó hafa ek fyrir önnkost (on purpose) svá ritað, Skálda 164; en þat er illvirki, er maðr vill spilla fé manna fyrir ö., Grág. i. 5, 130, 416, ii. 93, 94.

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Skálda
Skálda. (H. I.)
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