Af-réttr

Old Norse Dictionary - af-réttr

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

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

af-réttr Old Norse word can mean:

af-réttr
m. and afrétt, f. (now always f.; cp. rótt), [prgbably akin to reka, viz. afrekt, contr. afrétt], compascuum, common pasture; it is now prop. used of mountain pastures, whither the cattle (sheep) are driven in the summer in order to graze during July and August, and again collected and driven down in the autumn (Sept.); in Norway called almenningr.
af-réttr
I. masc., thus defined, en þat er afréttr, er ij menn eigu saman eðr fleiri, hverngi hlut sem hverr þeirra á í, Grág. ii. 303, 330; í afrétt þann, er, i. 397, ii. 303; afréttu, acc. pl., ii. 301, Jb. 198 A, K. Þ. K. 90, Olk. 37; hálfan afrétt, Vm. 29.
af-réttr
II. f. afréttinni (dat.), Grug. (Kb.) ii. 301, 325 A; gen. afréttar (gender uncert.), 303 A; afréttin, id., Cod. A; afrétt (dat. f. ?), Ísl. ii. 330, Háv. 39; afrettum, dat. pl. (gender uncert.), Boll. 336.
af-réttr
COMPDS: afréttardómr, afréttamenn.

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

Abbreviations used:

contr.
contracted.
cp.
compare.
f.
feminine.
m.
masculine.
prop.
proper, properly.
viz.
namely.
acc.
accusative.
l.
line.
masc.
masculine.
pl.
plural.
Cod.
Codex.
dat.
dative.
gen.
genitive.
id.
idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
n.
neuter.
uncert.
uncertain.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Jb.
Jóns-bók. (B. III.)
K. Þ. K.
Kristinn-réttr Þorláks ok Ketils = Kristinna-laga-þáttr. (B. I.)
Vm.
Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)
Boll.
Bolla-þáttr. (D. V.)
Háv.
Hávarðar Saga. (D. II.)
Kb.
Konungs-bók. (B. I, C. I, etc.)
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