Át

Old Norse Dictionary - át

Meaning of Old Norse word "át" in English.

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

át
n. [éta, át, edere, A. S. ǽt], the act of eating, in the phrase, at öldri ok at áti, inter bibendum et edendum, Grág. ii. 170, n. G. L. i. 29; át ok drykkja, FaS. ii. 552, Orkn. 200; át ok atvinna, Stj. 143: of beasts, kýr hafnaði átinu, the cow (being sick) would not eat, BS. i. 194.

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

Abbreviations used:

A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
L.
Linnæus.
n.
neuter.
S.
Saga.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
Orkn.
Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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