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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

af·bata vb. [-að-]

A.

[e-t] levere undskyldning for (ikke at indfri forpligtelse), gendrive/tilbagevise (påstand om ngt) ‖ provide an explanation (for failure to honour a responsibility), refute (an allegation)
 ● afbata sitt mál

B. afbata sik

[fyrir ■ / um e-t] bevise sin uskyld (mht. ngt) ‖ prove one’s innocence (with respect to sth.), clear oneself

Forms: afbata (3); afbatat (2); afbatar (1); afbatadi (1); afbatha (1); afbatad (1); afbatadar (1); af battad (1); af batha (1);

Gloss.: BL

Genre. (expected): charters: 10 (1); religious works: 2 (3);