Afli

Old Icelandic Dictionary - afli

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "afli" in English.

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

afli Old Icelandic word can mean:

afli
m.
afli
1) means, gain, earnings, proceeds (afli ok herfang);
afli
2) might, power; hafa afla til einskis, to have means for nothing, be unable to do anything;
afli
3) troops, forces; þeir draga afla at ýður, they gather forces against you; aflinn (the main body) Magnúss, konungs flýði allr.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚠᛚᛁ

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
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