Arfr

Old Icelandic Dictionary - arfr

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "arfr" in English.

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

arfr Old Icelandic word can mean:

arfr
(gen. arfs), m.
arfr
1) inheritance; taka arf, to take possession of an inheritance; taka arf eptir e-n, to be heir to a person, to inherit; standa til arfs eptir e-n, to be entitled to inherit a person; hón á allan arf eptir mik, she is my sole heir; selja arf, to sell the expectation of inheritance (= selja arfván);
arfr
2) patrimony = föðurleifð.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚱᚠᚱ

Abbreviations used:

gen.
genitive.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
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