Ari

Old Norse Dictionary - ari

Meaning of Old Norse word "ari" in English.

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

ari Old Norse word can mean:

ari
a, m. [Ulf. ara; O. H. G. aro; cp. Germ. adler = edel-aro; cp. also the lengthened Icel. form örn, A. S. earn, Engl. earn], an eagle, rare and mostly in poetry; örn is the common word; Hom. 89, Stj. 71, Al. 160. In the GlosS. Royal Libr. Old Coll. Copenh. 1812 aquila is translated by ari.
ari
COMPD: arahreiðr.

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

Abbreviations used:

A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
cp.
compare.
Engl.
English.
f.
feminine.
Germ.
German.
gl.
glossary.
Icel.
Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
O. H. G.
Old High German.
S.
Saga.
Ulf.
Ulfilas.

Works & Authors cited:

Al.
Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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