As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- afl-vöðvi (afl-vǫðvi)
- a, m. [vöðvi, a muscle], the biceps muscle, Sturl. 51, Ld. 220, Fas. ii. 344.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, afl-vöðvi may be more accurately written as afl-vǫðvi.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚠᛚ-ᚢᚢᚦᚢᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.