Old Norse Dictionary - öflun

Meaning of Old Norse word "öflun" (or ǫflun) in English.

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

öflun (ǫflun)
f. a gain, acquisition; see aflan, p. 7.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, öflun may be more accurately written as ǫflun.

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

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