At-hjúkan

Old Norse Dictionary - at-hjúkan

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

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

at-hjúkan
(now aðhjúkrun), f. [hjuka at e-m], heed, attention, care in the most tender sense of that word, e. g. that of a mother to her sick child; attention to a sick, frozen, shipwrecked, or destitute person, Fms. viii. 444, Finnb. 234, v. 1.

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

Abbreviations used:

e. g.
exempli gratia.
f.
feminine.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Finnb.
Finnboga Saga. (D. V.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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