As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
af-sakan Old Norse word can mean:
- and afsökun, f. a ‘begging off,’ excuse, exculpation, K. Á. 228, Stj. 152.
- 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
Works & Authors cited:
- K. Á.
- Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.