Af-eyringr

Old Norse Dictionary - af-eyringr

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

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

af-eyringr
m. an animal, sheep with cropped ears, Bs. 1. 723, Sturl. iii. 47; also afeyra, ð, to cut the ears off, and afeyrt, n. adj. a mark on sheep.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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