Af-hendr

Old Norse Dictionary - af-hendr

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

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

af-hendr Old Norse word can mean:

af-hendr
adj. out of one’s hand, in the phrase, segja e-n sér afhendan, to give one up, of a client or the like; leitt er mér at segja þik afhendan, því at þat hefi ek aldri gert ef ek hefi við manni tekit, Fs. 34, Fms. iii. 51 (of the poet Hallfred and king Olaf).
af-hendr
II. n. afhent impers., e-m er e-t afhent, unfit for, unable to, Fms. viii. 21.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
impers.
impersonal.
n.
neuter.
pers.
person.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Fs.
Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
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