At-súgr

Old Norse Dictionary - at-súgr

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

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

at-súgr Old Norse word can mean:

at-súgr
m. prop. pressure [súgr] caused by crowding; now freq. in the phrase, göra a. að e-m, to mob one.
at-súgr
β. the phrase, bora frekan atsúg um e-t (where the metaphor is taken from boring), to deal harshly with, pierce through to the marrow, Orkn. 144: cp. Fms. vii. 29.

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

Abbreviations used:

freq.
frequent, frequently.
m.
masculine.
prop.
proper, properly.
cp.
compare.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Orkn.
Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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