As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
áfram Old Icelandic word can mean:
- adv. forward, onward;
- féll hann ~, on the face;
- komst aldri lengra ~ fyrir honum um skáldskapinn, he never got any further in his verse making;
- héldu þeir ~ leiðina, they held forward on their way.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚠᚱᛅᛘ