Af-neita

Old Norse Dictionary - af-neita

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

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

af-neita Old Norse word can mean:

af-neita
að and tt, and afníta, tt, now always afneita, að, to deny, refuse; with dat., hefir afneitað tiltekinni trú, Fms. iii. 166; eigi vil ek því afneita, refuse, Fs. 11; ek afneitta eigi hans orðsending, Stj. 1 Kings xx. 7; en er hann afneitti eigi með öllu (refused not), þá báðu þeir hann því meir, Grett. 146.
af-neita
2. absol. afnita; en þar es Jökull bróðir minn laust þik högg, þat skaltú hafa bótalaust, því at þú afníttir þú er þér vóru boðnar, Fs. 57.

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

Abbreviations used:

dat.
dative.
absol.
absolute, absolutely.
l.
line.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Fs.
Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
Grett.
Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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