Afl

Old Icelandic Dictionary - afl

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "afl" in English.

As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):

afl Old Icelandic word can mean:

afl
I) m. hearth of a forge.
afl
II) n.
afl
1) physical strength (ramr styrkr, at afli);
afl
2) force, violence taka með afli, by force;
afl
3) plurality of votes, majority; ok skal afl ráda, the majority shall decide;
afl
4) virtue, inherent power; ~ dauðfœrandi grasa, the virtue of poisonous herbs.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚠᛚ

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
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