afla 2 “earn, obtain”

“accomplish, carry out; cause; organize; issue, commission; (mis)appropriate”

transitive (gen/dat/acc: varies by sense)/impersonal transitive (dat of person, acc of thing)

active voice
present indicative present subjunctive
1sg ek afla 1pl vér ǫflum 1sg ek afla 1pl vér aflim
2sg þú aflar 2pl þér aflið 2sg þú aflir 2pl þér aflið
3sg hon aflar 3pl þau afla 3sg hon afli 3pl þau afli
preterite indicative preterite subjunctive
1sg ek aflaða 1pl vér ǫfluðum 1sg ek aflaða 1pl vér aflaðim
2sg þú aflaðir 2pl þér ǫfluðuð 2sg þú aflaðir 2pl þér aflaðið
3sg hon aflaði 3pl þau ǫfluðu 3sg hon aflaði 3pl þau aflaði
preterite infinitive ǫfluðu
past participle f. ǫfluð m. aflaðr n. aflat
imperative 2sg afla 1pl ǫflum 2pl aflið
middle voice: aflask
present indicative present subjunctive
1sg ek ǫflumk 1pl vér ǫflumk 1sg ek ǫflumk 1pl vér aflimk
2sg þú aflask 2pl þér aflizk 2sg þú aflisk 2pl þér aflizk
3sg hon aflask 3pl þau aflask 3sg hon aflisk 3pl þau aflisk
preterite indicative preterite subjunctive
1sg ek ǫfluðumk 1pl vér ǫfluðumk 1sg ek ǫfluðumk 1pl vér aflaðimk
2sg þú aflaðisk 2pl þér ǫfluðuzk 2sg þú aflaðisk 2pl þér aflaðizk
3sg hon aflaðisk 3pl þau ǫfluðusk 3sg hon aflaðisk 3pl þau aflaðisk
past participle n. aflazk
imperative 2sg aflask 1pl ǫflumk 2pl aflizk

Related to the noun ON afl “strength” (PG *abalaz), source of rare OE afol, ME āvel; further Latin opus “work.”

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