As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, [Swed. böka], prop. to dig, to rummage; hann b. til fiskanna, viz. in order to steal them, Grett. 137; aldri skal ek í belginn bauka, says the giant in the tale, Ísl. Þjóðs. ii. 458.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚢᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- proper, properly.
Works & Authors cited:
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Ísl. Þjóðs.
- Íslenzkar Þjóðsögur.
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.