As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
af-lima Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. adj. ind., verða e-m a., to be cut off, separated from, Post. 95, Am. 26.
- 2. að, to ‘off-limb,’ to dismember, maim, mutilate, Js. 37, Ann. 1342.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚠ-ᛚᛁᛘᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Atla-mál. (A. II.)
- Postula Sögur. (F. III.)
- Íslenzkir Annálar. (D. IV.)
- Járnsíða. (B. III.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.