As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- 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
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
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