Annarr-hvárr

Old Norse Dictionary - annarr-hvárr

Meaning of Old Norse word "annarr-hvárr" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

annarr-hvárr
(or in two words), adj. pron. in dual sense, [A. S. oþar-hveða], Lat. alteruter, either, one of the two; with gen., annan hvern þeirra sona Skallagríms, Eg. 256; væntir mik at aðra hvára (acc. sing. fem., now aðra hverja) skipan taki brátt, FmS. viii. 444. Dual, aðrir hvárir, in a collect. sense, either party, Sd. 138; neut. used as adv., annaðhvárt—eða, either—or (Lat. aut—aut), FmS. i. 127, Skálda 171, Nj. 190.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚾᚾᛅᚱᚱ-ᚼᚢᛅᚱᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

acc.
accusative.
adj.
adjective.
adv.
adverb.
A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
collect.
collective.
fem.
feminine.
gen.
genitive.
Lat.
Latin.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
neut.
neuter.
pron.
pronoun.
S.
Saga.
sing.
singular.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Sd.
Svarfdæla Saga. (D. II.)
Skálda
Skálda. (H. I.)
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