As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, to check. Fms. iv. 366, v. l. (skekði, Ó. H. l. c.), freq. in mod. usage:—the metaph. phrase, skáka í því skjóli, to check one in that shelter, i. e. to take advantage of (unduly).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛅᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
- i. e.
- id est.
- l. c.
- loco citato.
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Ó. H.
- Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)