- aptan, adv. 1) bagfra, bagtil (mods. framan).Alex. 168; Eg. 88; fyrir aptan dvs.bagenfor, m. Akk. Nj. 61; Fld. II, 52313. 2) = aptr (jvf framan 2); á skammristundu höfðu þeir ruddan drekann aptanat lyptingunni Fld. II, 5227.
Part of speech: adv
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛆᛕᛏᛆᚿ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.
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