At-vist

Old Norse Dictionary - at-vist

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

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

at-vist Old Norse word can mean:

at-vist
f. [vesa at], presence, esp. as a law term, opp. to an alibi, the act of being present at a crime: the law distinguishes between ráð (plotting), tilför (partaking), and a. (presence), Grág. ii. 37; vera í atsókn ak a., to be present and a partaker in the onslaught, Nj. 100.
at-vist
β. transl. of the Lat. assiduitas, 677. 12.

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

Abbreviations used:

esp.
especially.
f.
feminine.
opp.
opposed.
l.
line.
Lat.
Latin.
transl.
translation.

Works & Authors cited:

Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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