Álpun

Old Norse Dictionary - álpun

Meaning of Old Norse word "álpun" in English.

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

álpun
f. an awkwardness, a playing idiotic pranks; þykkir eigi verða vinveitt at þeir haldizt á við álpun Hreiðars, Mork. 37.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.

Works & Authors cited:

Mork.
Morkinskinna. (E. I.)
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