As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- af-för (af-fǫr)
- ar, f. departure, in the following COMPDS: affaradagr, affarakveld.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, af-för may be more accurately written as af-fǫr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚠ-ᚠᚢᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements