As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
at-staða Old Norse word can mean:
- u, f., now aðstoð, n. a standing by, backing, support, Bs. i. 846.
- β. earnest request, Mar. (Fr.)
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛏ-ᛋᛏᛅᚦᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- French in etymologies.
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fritzner’s Dictionary, 1867.
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.