Af-hvarf

Old Norse Dictionary - af-hvarf

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

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

af-hvarf
n. [hverfa], a diversion, turning aside, Hm. 33, in which passage it is opp. to gagnvegr, the straight path, Lâ. 204.

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
opp.
opposed.

Works & Authors cited:

Hm.
Hává-mál. (A. I.)
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