Af-þokka

Old Norse Dictionary - af-þokka

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

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

af-þokka
að, in the phrase, a. e-t fyrir e-m, to throw discredit on, run down, set against, Fms. ii. 145; hann útti fátt við jarl, en afþokkaði heldr fyrir þeim fyrir öðrum mönnum, he had little to do with the earl, but rather ran them down before other men, Orkn. 378.

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

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Orkn.
Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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