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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse at ‎(that), from Proto-Germanic *þat ‎(that). Cognate with Middle English at ‎(that, conjunction and relative pronoun), Scots at ‎(that, conjunction and relative pronoun). More at that.


  1. that
    Hún sagði mér þessi bók væri góð lesning.
    She told me that this book was a good read.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse at ‎(at, to), from Proto-Germanic *at ‎(at, to). More at at.


  1. to (infinitive particle)
    Mig langar lesa.
    I want to read.
Usage notes[edit]
  • The infinitive particle is the only infinitive marker in Icelandic.
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse at.


  1. (with dative) to, towards
    Göngum húsinu.
    Let's walk towards the house.
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Old English[edit]


āð m

  1. Alternative spelling of āþ