As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
af-saka Old Norse word can mean:
- að, to excuse, exculpate, K. Á. 230, Stj. 37.
- β. pass. afsakast, to be (stand) excused, K. Á. 226, Stj. 125.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚠ-ᛋᛅᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- K. Á.
- Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)