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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

á·kafr adj. [compar. -ari, superl. -astr]

I.

1) voldsom, kraftig, heftig ‖ violent, vehement, strong
 ● ákaft
2) hidsig, ubesindig ‖ hot-tempered, impulsive
3) ivrig ‖ eager
 ● er ákaft [e-m] [um e-t] (ngn) er ivrig (efter ngt), (ngn) er optaget (af ngt) ‖ (sby) is eager (for sth.), (sby) is absorbed (in sth.)
 ● ákaft
4)
 ● ákaft

II. (cogn.)

cf. simplex -kafr (0)

Forms: akaft (9); akafr (8); ákaft (7); akafir (5); akafari (4); akafur (4); akapt (3); akafast (3); ákǫfust (3); akafre (2); akafara (2); äkafan (2); akỏf (2); akafa (2); acafazt (2); áköf (1); acapt (1); aa-kafr (1); akaufuzstu (1); aakafui (1); acafa (1); ꜳ̋kaft (1); akafaztr (1); akafazste (1); akavfvm (1); ákafastr (1); ꜳkavf (1); acøf (1); akafan (1); acafr (1); akaufu (1); äkapt (1); akafastz (1); akỏfum (1); aakafr (1); akafasta (1); ꜳkafari (1); akafare (1); aakofvztv (1); akaufuzt (1); akafva (1); a kavom (1); aakafir (1); acafir (1); akafastir (1); ákafast (1); á cafare (1); ꜳkafaz (1); akavare (1); ákafa (1); akafazta (1); ꜳkafan (1); akafazsti (1); akaufom (1); acafare (1);

Compounds: ó- (5)

Gloss.: ClV item (all-) allákaft n., (jafn) jafn-ákafr; Fr item allákaft adv.; Hertzb; HertzbTill; Bin item Ákafi; LP; AH; AJ; deVr; Fr4 item jafnákafr; NO item allákaft adv.; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Heidermanns 1993 327; Holm 1991 [MM 1991] 214

Genre. (expected): historical works: 23 (17); religious works: 16 (26); contemporary sagas: 15 (7); romances: 13 (10); legendary sagas: 12 (4); family sagas: 12 (12); legal works: 3 (9); þættir: 2 (2); learned works: 1 (3); charters: 1 (7);