Ákafr

Old Icelandic Dictionary - ákafr

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "ákafr" in English.

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

ákafr
a. vehement, fierce (~ bardagi); þenna dag var veizlan allra áköfust, at the highest pitch; neut. as adv., kalla ákaft á Bárð, to pray to B. fervently; ríða sem ákafast, to ride at a furious pace.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚴᛅᚠᚱ

Abbreviations used:

adv.
adverb.
neut.
neuter.
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