Á-fastr

Old Norse Dictionary - á-fastr

Meaning of Old Norse word "á-fastr" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

á-fastr
adj. made fast, fastened to, joined to; ef hapt er a. hrossi, Grág. i. 436; eldhúsit var á. útibúrinu, Nj. 75; þær (the comets) eru á. himni, Rb. 478: metaph., andligum hlutum áfastar, connected with, H. E. i. 511.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅ-ᚠᛅᛋᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.

Works & Authors cited:

Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
H. E.
Historia Ecclesiastica Islandiae. (J. I.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Rb.
Rímbegla. (H. III.)
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