Eið-hjalp

Old Norse Dictionary - eið-hjalp

Meaning of Old Norse word "eið-hjalp" in English.

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

eið-hjalp
f. a Norse law term, ‘oath-help,’ metaph. last help, issue; svá er, segir Þórarinn, ok er þó nokkur í eiðhjálpin, Band. (MS.) 16, H. E. i. 467, v. l.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
S.
Saga.
v.
vide.
v. l.
varia lectio.

Works & Authors cited:

Band.
Banda-manna Saga. (D. II.)
H. E.
Historia Ecclesiastica Islandiae. (J. I.)
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