As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- af-vöxtr (af-vǫxtr)
- m. ‘off-wax,’ i. e. decrease, N. G. L. i. 214; opp. to ávöxtr.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, af-vöxtr may be more accurately written as af-vǫxtr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚠ-ᚢᚢᛋᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
Works & Authors cited:
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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