Af-spraki

Old Norse Dictionary - af-spraki

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

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

af-spraki
a, m. [cp. A. S. sprecan; Germ. sprechen], rumour, hearsay; Hákon jarl hafði fengit afspraka nokkurn (perh. better in two words), FmS. 1. 187.

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

Abbreviations used:

A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
cp.
compare.
Germ.
German.
m.
masculine.
perh.
perhaps.
S.
Saga.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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