Afla-mikill

Old Norse Dictionary - afla-mikill

Meaning of Old Norse word "afla-mikill" in English.

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

afla-mikill Old Norse word can mean:

afla-mikill
adj. opp. to aflalítill, powerful, strong, Ld.; harðgjörr ok aflamikill, Bs. i. 635; var Sæmundr afiamestr, the strongest in men, Sturl. ii. 44:
afla-mikill
β. (= aflmikill), used of physical strength, Stj. Judg. iii. 29; verða menn eigi ásáttir hvárr sterkari er, en þó ætîa flestir Gísla aflameira (= aflmeira), GÍsl. 26.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
l.
line.
opp.
opposed.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Ld.
Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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