Áttandi

Old Norse Dictionary - áttandi

Meaning of Old Norse word "áttandi" in English.

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

áttandi
and áttundi, old form átti, ord. number eighth, Lat. octavus; við (hinn) átta mann, Landn. 304; hálfr átti tögr, Clem. 47; átti dagr Jóla, FmS. iii. 137, Rb. 8, K. Á. 152, 218. The form áttandi occurs early, esp. in Norse writers, n. G. l. i. 10, 348, 350, SkS. 692 B: in Icel. writers with changed vowel áttundi, which is now the current form, Mar. 656 A. i, Hkr. ii. 286, where the old vellum MS. Ó. H. 173 has átta.

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

Abbreviations used:

esp.
especially.
Icel.
Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
l.
line.
L.
Linnæus.
Lat.
Latin.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
S.
Saga.

Works & Authors cited:

Clem.
Clements Saga. (F. III.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
K. Á.
Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
Landn.
Landnáma. (D. I.)
Mar.
Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
Ó. H.
Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
Rb.
Rímbegla. (H. III.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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