As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
ákafast Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (að), v. refl., to be vehement, eager;
- ~ á e-t, to busy oneself eagerly with a thing.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚴᛅᚠᛅᛋᛏ
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