Eiða

Old Norse Dictionary - eiða

Meaning of Old Norse word "eiða" in English.

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

eiða
u, f. [Ulf. aiþei; Finn. aiti], a mother, Edda 108; an obsolete word, which only occurs once or twice in old poetry; perhaps akin to Edda, q. v.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
n.
neuter.
q. v.
quod vide.
Ulf.
Ulfilas.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
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