Áhald

Old Icelandic Dictionary - áhald

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "áhald" in English.

As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):

áhald Old Icelandic word can mean:

áhald
n.
áhald
1) laying hold of, esp. in pl., fighting, brawl; verða áhöld með mönnum, they come to a tussle;
áhald
2) possession; veita e-u ~ or áhöld, to take possession of;
áhald
3) hafa áhöld við e-m um e-t, to be equal to (match for) one in a thing.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚼᛅᛚᛏ

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.
esp.
especially.
pl.
plural.
e-u
einhverju.
e-t
eitthvat.
e-m
einhverjum.
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