Fá-tæki

Old Norse Dictionary - fá-tæki

Meaning of Old Norse word "fá-tæki" in English.

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

fá-tæki Old Norse word can mean:

fá-tæki
n. [taka], want, poverty, Stj. passim, Al. 61; ganga á f., to go a-begging, Jb. 174, 655 xxxii.
fá-tæki
COMPDS: fátækisfólk, fátækisland, fátækislið, fátækismaðr.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Al.
Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
Jb.
Jóns-bók. (B. III.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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