Al-fari

Old Norse Dictionary - al-fari

Meaning of Old Norse word "al-fari" in English.

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

al-fari
adj. ind., now alfarinn; in phrases like fara, koma alfari, to start, set off for good and all, Fms. iii. 92, Bret. 80, Fas. i. 249; ríða í brott a., Nj. 112, Bs. i. 481; koma til skips a., Grág. ii. 75. [Probably an obsolete dat. from alfar.]

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
dat.
dative.

Works & Authors cited:

Bret.
Breta Sögur. (G. I.)
Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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