At-ferð

Old Norse Dictionary - at-ferð

Meaning of Old Norse word "at-ferð" in English.

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

at-ferð Old Norse word can mean:

at-ferð
f. (neut. 655 xxxii.)
at-ferð
α. aggression, incursion, in a hostile sense, Fms. ix. 11, v. l.
at-ferð
β. more freq. in a good sense, exertion, activity, Fs. 4; vikjast eptir atferðum enna fyrri frænda þinna, to imitate their good deeds, id.; atferð ok eljun, energy, Ld. 318.
at-ferð
γ. a law term, execution; með dómrofum ok atferðum, Gþl. 183.
at-ferð
δ. behaviour, proceeding, conduct; hverja a. vér skulum hafa, Nj. 194, Rb. 390, Sks. 239, 655 xxxii. 2;—now freq. in the last sense.
at-ferð
COMPDS: atferðarleysi, atferðarmaðr.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
neut.
neuter.
l.
line.
v.
vide.
v. l.
varia lectio.
freq.
frequent, frequently.
id.
idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Fs.
Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
Ld.
Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
Gþl.
Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Rb.
Rímbegla. (H. III.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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