At-laga

Old Norse Dictionary - at-laga

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

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

at-laga Old Norse word can mean:

at-laga
u, f. an attack in a sea fight, of the act of laying ships alongside; skipa til a., Fms. i. 169, iv. 103; hörð a., hard fight, xi. 133, Hkr. ii. 272, Nj. 125, Sturl. iii. 63, etc.: more rarely of an attack on land, Fms. vii. 244, Al. 122, Ísl. ii. 83, Bret. 50.
at-laga
β. an advance, landing, without notion of fight, Fms. ix. 430.
at-laga
COMPDS: atlöguflokkr, atlöguskip.

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

Abbreviations used:

etc.
et cetera.
f.
feminine.
l.
line.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Al.
Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
Bret.
Breta Sögur. (G. I.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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