Af-sviptr

Old Norse Dictionary - af-sviptr

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

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

af-sviptr
part. stripped; with dat., afsviptr þinni ásjónu, cut off from thy countenance, Stj. 228. Gen. xlviii. 11, Sks. 342, H. E. i. 457.

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

Abbreviations used:

dat.
dative.
n.
neuter.
part.
participle.

Works & Authors cited:

H. E.
Historia Ecclesiastica Islandiae. (J. I.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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