Af-ganga

Old Norse Dictionary - af-ganga

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

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

af-ganga Old Norse word can mean:

af-ganga
u, f. surplus, Fms. iii. 208, v. l.
af-ganga
II. deviation, digression, Skálda 203.
af-ganga
COMPD: afgöngudagr.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
v.
vide.
v. l.
varia lectio.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Skálda
Skálda. (H. I.)
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