Au-fúss

Old Norse Dictionary - au-fúss

Meaning of Old Norse word "au-fúss" in English.

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

au-fúss
adj. in a verse by Arnór, perhaps akin to the above, meaning eager, Orkn. 126: vide, however, Lex. Poët. s. v. ófur.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
n.
neuter.
s. v.
sub voce.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Lex. Poët.
Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
Orkn.
Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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