As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, = mod. hossa, q. v. [Fr. hausser?]:—to exalt; þeir veita oss niðran … en hinir er oss hoza, veita oss aptrkast, but those who exalt us give us a check, Vitae Patrum (Unger).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᛋᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- French in etymologies.
- q. v.
- quod vide.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fritzner’s Dictionary, 1867.
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.