Af-gangr

Old Norse Dictionary - af-gangr

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

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

af-gangr Old Norse word can mean:

af-gangr
s, m. surplus, store, Ver. 17, Dipl. v. 10, Fms. iv. 236, K. Þ. K. 163, in the phrase, með afgöngum, to spare, Fms. iii. 108; afgangs, gen. used adverbially, over, to spare, l. c., v. 1.
af-gangr
II. decease, death [ganga af, to die], Fas. iii. 596.

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

Abbreviations used:

gen.
genitive.
l.
line.
l. c.
loco citato.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Dipl.
Diplomatarium. (J. I.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
K. Þ. K.
Kristinn-réttr Þorláks ok Ketils = Kristinna-laga-þáttr. (B. I.)
Ver.
Veraldar Saga. (E. II.)
Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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