As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
at-vik Old Norse word can mean:
- n. [víkja at], mostly in plur. details, particulars; in the phrases, eptir atvikum, according to the circumstances of each case, Gþl. 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.
- 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
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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