Aptan

Old Icelandic Dictionary - aptan

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "aptan" in English.

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

aptan
adv. from behind behind, opp. to framan; þá greip hann a. undir hendr honum, from behind; fyrir a., as prep. with acc., behind; ek hjó varginn í sundr fyrir a. bóguna, just behind the shoulders.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛒᛏᛅᚾ

Abbreviations used:

acc.
accusative.
adv.
adverb.
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