ViðtakaOld Icelandic Dictionary - viðtaka
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "viðtaka" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
viðtaka Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) reception, receiving hann fekk þar enga viðtóku, he was rejected; veita konungi viðtöku, to receive the thing;
- 2) pl., esp. hospitalily; vera góðr viðtakna, to be a good host; fá góðar viðtökur, to be well received;
- 3) resistance, = viðrtaka (var þar lítil ~).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚦᛏᛅᚴᛅ
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