Aftaks-skjöldr

Old Norse Dictionary - aftaks-skjöldr

Meaning of Old Norse word "aftaks-skjöldr" in English.

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

aftaks-skjöldr
m. a huge shield, Fas. i. 415.

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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