Old Norse Dictionary - afgöngu-dagr

Meaning of Old Norse word "afgöngu-dagr" (or afgǫngu-dagr) in English.

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

afgöngu-dagr (afgǫngu-dagr)
m. = affaradagr, day of departure, Fas. iii. 600.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, afgöngu-dagr may be more accurately written as afgǫngu-dagr.

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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