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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

á·kast sb. n. [-s; *-]

1) kast ‖ throwing
2) (pl. ákǫst) verbale angreb, ondskabsfuldheder ‖ (pl.) provocation, taunts
3) angreb (fra djævelen), prøvelse ‖ (diabolic) assault, visitation
4) tilskyndelse, indskydelse ‖ promptings

cf. simplex kast (27)

Forms: akast (3); akaste (2); ákǫst (2); akostom (1); acost (1); akastz (1); ákǫstum (1); ácast (1); akastum (1); ꜳkasti (1); akasti (1);

Compounds: flagð·konu- (1), orða- (4)

Gloss.: ClV; ClVSuppl; Suppl2; Fr; FrErr1; AH; Fr4; NO; Bl

Genre. (expected): religious works: 7 (4); contemporary sagas: 3 (1); historical works: 3 (3); family sagas: 1 (2); romances: 1 (2);