As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, to work, labour, Eg. 1; starfa í e-u, to be busy about, Nj. 185, Al. 99, Fms. x. 231: starfa at e-u, Fbr. 16, Al. 147: starfa á mönnum, to trouble people, Bs. i. 439.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛏᛅᚱᚠᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.