Afl-vani

Old Norse Dictionary - afl-vani

Meaning of Old Norse word "afl-vani" in English.

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

afl-vani
adj. ind. deficient in strength; verða a., to succumb; taka þeir fang, ok verðr Gunnarr mjök a., Fms. ii. 75 (in wrestling); enda varð hann a. fyrir liðs sakir, was overpowered, got the worst of it, Ísl. ii. 172; Eustachius sá sik aflvani (acc.) í móti þeim, 655 x. p. 2.

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

Abbreviations used:

acc.
accusative.
adj.
adjective.
l.
line.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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