Af-leiðing

Old Norse Dictionary - af-leiðing

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

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

af-leiðing Old Norse word can mean:

af-leiðing
f. ‘off-leading:’
af-leiðing
1. now generally used in the pl. consequences, result;
af-leiðing
2. in old writers, on the contrary, it seldom occurs, and then in a peculiar sense. So Sturl. iii. 128, góðar afleiðingar eru með e-m, they are on good terms, things go on pretty well between them.
af-leiðing
3. metric. continuation; her er hinn fyrri vísuhelmingr leiddr af þeirri vísu, er áðr var kveðin ok fylgir þat málsorð, er afleiðing (continuation) er kölluð, Edda (Ht.) 126.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
pl.
plural.
m.
masculine.
metric.
metrically.

Works & Authors cited:

Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Ht.
Hátta-tal. (C. I.)
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