Af-skyld

Old Norse Dictionary - af-skyld

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

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

af-skyld
f. a law term, due, obligation, encumbrance, several times in the Cartularies and deeds of gift, in the phrase, sú er a. þessa fjár, D. I. i. 273, etc.; með þessi a. fara þessir fjárhlutir, 282, Vm. 108: cp. the still more freq. phrase, sú er afvinna, cp. afvinna.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
etc.
et cetera.
f.
feminine.
freq.
frequent, frequently.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

D. I.
Diplomatarium Islandicum. (J. I.)
Vm.
Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)
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