Affara-dagr

Old Norse Dictionary - affara-dagr

Meaning of Old Norse word "affara-dagr" in English.

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

affara-dagr
and affarar-dagr, m. the last day of a feast, esp. of Yule or the like; a. jöla—Twelfth-night, opp. to affanga-dagr = at-fangadagr, Christmas Eve, Hkr. iii. 304, Fbr. 139, Fms. vii. 272; a. veizlunnar, Bs. i. 287, Fms. iii. 121.

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

Abbreviations used:

esp.
especially.
m.
masculine.
opp.
opposed.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Fbr.
Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
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