Atburðr

Old Icelandic Dictionary - atburðr

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "atburðr" in English.

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

atburðr Old Icelandic word can mean:

atburðr
m.
atburðr
1) occurrence, event;
atburðr
verðr sá ~, at, it so happens that;
atburðr
dráp Bárðar ok þá atburði er þar höfðu orðit, and the events that had happened there;
atburðr
2) incident, circumstance;
atburðr
Ó. sagði honum alla atburði (all the circumstances, particulars) um sitt mál;
atburðr
í hverjum atburðum, under what circumstances;
atburðr
með hverjum atburðum, in what manner, how;
atburðr
3) chance, accident;
atburðr
slíkt kalla ek atburð, en eigi jartegn, such a thing I call an accident, and not a miracle;
atburðr
af atburð, by chance; accidentally;
atburðr
með atburð, by chance; per adventure, perhaps;
atburðr
4) attack;
atburðr
5) gesture (með atburð kallaði hann mik til sín);
atburðr
var hón en fríðasta jungfrú ok vel at atburðum, of good manners, well-bred.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛏᛒᚢᚱᚦᚱ

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
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