ÁfangOld Icelandic Dictionary - áfang
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "áfang" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
áfang Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) laying hands upon, rough handling (varð hann fyrir miklu spotti ok ~i);
- 2) mulct, fine, incurred by illegal seizure of another man’s goods;
- sex aura ~, a fine of six ounces.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚠᛅᚾᚴ
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