Af-lát

Old Norse Dictionary - af-lát

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

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

af-lát Old Norse word can mean:

af-lát
n. leaving off, relinquishing; a. synda, Stj. 567, Sks. 612 B; án afláti, used adverb. incessantly, 625, p. 77, Th. 20.
af-lát
β. remission, pardon; aflát misgörninga, Hom. 160; a. synda, 159.
af-lát
COMPD: aflátskorn.

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

Abbreviations used:

adverb.
adverbially.
n.
neuter.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
Th.
Theophilus. (F. III.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
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