As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
af-ganga Old Norse word can mean:
- u, f. surplus, Fms. iii. 208, v. l.
- II. deviation, digression, Skálda 203.
- 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
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Skálda. (H. I.)
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