At-kváma

Old Norse Dictionary - at-kváma

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

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

at-kváma
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

Abbreviations used:

eccl.
ecclesiastical.
etc.
et cetera.
f.
feminine.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
Ld.
Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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