Atkvæði

Old Icelandic Dictionary - atkvæði

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "atkvæði" in English.

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

atkvæði Old Icelandic word can mean:

atkvæði
n.
atkvæði
1) technical term; skal sœkja sem þjófssök fyrir utan ~, with exception of the technical terms, without calling it theft;
atkvæði
2) word, expression;
atkvæði
3) sound, pronunciation (~ nafns hvers þeirra);
atkvæði
4) decision; var því vikit til atkvæða Marðar, referred to Mard’s decision; S. veitti ~ (ordered, decreed), at hætta skyldi áverkum; af ~ guðanna, by the gods’ decree;
atkvæði
5) spell, charm; ~ Finnunnar, the spell of the Finnish witch.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛏᚴᚢᛅᚦᛁ

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.
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