As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
af-letja Old Norse word can mean:
- latti, to dissuade:
- α. with infin., Bs. i. 39.
- β. with acc., aflatti hann mjök fyrir sér ferðina, Fms. ix. 437.
- γ. or witn an acc. of the person and gen. of the thing; a. e-n e-s, v. letja.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚠ-ᛚᛁᛏᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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