Af-lag

Old Norse Dictionary - af-lag

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

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

af-lag Old Norse word can mean:

af-lag
n. [leggja af], gen. aflags.
af-lag
I. used as adv. = afgangs, sparingly, Fas. iii. 477. In modern Icel. hafa aflögum or aflögu, to have to spare.
af-lag
II. slaughtering of cattle, killing off; leggja af margan fénað … minti biskup enn á um aflögin, the slaughtering, Bs. i.

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

Abbreviations used:

gen.
genitive.
n.
neuter.
adv.
adverb.
Icel.
Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
l.
line.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
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