Af-boð

Old Norse Dictionary - af-boð

Meaning of Old Norse word "af-boð" in English.

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

af-boð
n. threats, high words, Fms. x. 199; ofboð, n., is used of panic, fear, agony, and as a prefix in compds of boðs = exceedingly. So now the modern verb ofbjóða, mostly used impers., e-m ofbýðr, to be shocked at, etc.

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

Abbreviations used:

etc.
et cetera.
impers.
impersonal.
n.
neuter.
pers.
person.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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