Af-vik

Old Norse Dictionary - af-vik

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

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

af-vik
n. a creek, recess, Stj. 195; metaph. a hiding-place, Þiðr. 137.

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

Abbreviations used:

metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
Þiðr.
Þiðreks Saga. (G. I.)
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