At-vik

Old Norse Dictionary - at-vik

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

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

at-vik Old Norse word can mean:

at-vik
n. [víkja at], mostly in plur. details, particulars; in the phrases, eptir atvikum, according to the circumstances of each case,l. 403; atvik sakar, the particulars of a case, Sks. 663; með atvikum, circumstantially, chapter and verse, Fas. iii. 330: in Stj. 179 it seems to mean gestures.
at-vik
II. an onset, prob. only another way of spelling atvígi, n. G. l. ii. 65; at ek geta eigi hefnt þessa atviks er mér er gört, that I cannot get this affront avenged which has been done me, Grett. 151 A.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
n.
neuter.
plur.
plural.
L.
Linnæus.
prob.
probably.

Works & Authors cited:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Gþl.
Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
Grett.
Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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