Ást

Old Icelandic Dictionary - ást

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "ást" in English.

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

ást Old Icelandic word can mean:

ást
f.
ást
1) love, affection; hafa á. á e-m to feel a love for; fella á. til e-s or við e-n, to take a fancy to or for one;
ást
2) pl. ástir, love between man and woman, esp. affection between man and wife (vel er um ástir okkrar, sagði hón).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛋᛏ

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
e-m
einhverjum.
e-s
einhvers.
esp.
especially.
pl.
plural.
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