Af-standa

Old Norse Dictionary - af-standa

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

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

af-standa
stóð, [Germ. absteben], to cede, part with, Sturl. i. 164, v. l. miðla, Fms. iii. 208.

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

Abbreviations used:

Germ.
German.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
v.
vide.
v. l.
varia lectio.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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