And-fælur

Old Norse Dictionary - and-fælur

Meaning of Old Norse word "and-fælur" in English.

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

and-fælur
f. pl. [önd], ‘the horrors,’ in the phrase, vakna með andfælum, of one suddenly awakening from a bad dream, or from being frightened when asleep, Fas. iii. 256, Fél. ix. 188.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
pl.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fél.
Félags-rit.
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