Af-sakan

Old Norse Dictionary - af-sakan

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

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

af-sakan Old Norse word can mean:

af-sakan
and afsökun, f. a ‘begging off,’ excuse, exculpation, K. Á. 228, Stj. 152.
af-sakan
COMPD: afsakanarorð.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.

Works & Authors cited:

K. Á.
Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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