As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- and later form aðkoma or atkoma, u, f. arrival, Ld. 78, Fms. vi. 239; metaph. (eccl.) pain, visitation, Hom. 68, 121. Now used in many compds: aðkomu-maðr, m. a guest, etc.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛏ-ᚴᚢᛅᛘᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- et cetera.
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.