And-óf

Old Norse Dictionary - and-óf

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

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

and-óf Old Norse word can mean:

and-óf
n. prob. = and-þóf, prop. a paddling with the oars, so as to bring the boat to lie against wind and stream. Metaph., við nokkuru andófi, after a somewhat hard struggle, Fbr. 84.
and-óf
2. a division in a ship, fremsta rúm í skipi kallast a., Fél. ix. 3.

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
prop.
proper, properly.
prob.
probably.
l.
line.

Works & Authors cited:

Fbr.
Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)
Fél.
Félags-rit.
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