Ákafi

Old Icelandic Dictionary - ákafi

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "ákafi" in English.

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

ákafi
m. eagerness, vehemence; með ákafa miklum, vehemently; í ákafa, eagerly, impetuously; the gen. ‘ákafa’ is prefixed to a great many adjectives and to some substantives, in the sense of in a high degree, very; ákafa fagr, very beautiful; ákafa reiðr, very angry, furious; ákafa drífa, a heavy snow-drift.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚴᛅᚠᛁ

Abbreviations used:

gen.
genitive.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
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