Eigin

Old Norse Dictionary - eigin

Meaning of Old Norse word "eigin" in English.

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

eigin Old Norse word can mean:

eigin
n. [Ulf. aigin = οὐσία], one’s own, of property; sitt eigin, his own, Stj. 448; girnask annars eigins, Hom. 54, Fms. ix. 453, v. l., Grág. ii. 191 (rare), vide eign.
eigin
II. a seed, Edda (Gl.); cp. the Norse iend or ejende = the first sprouts of corn, Ivar Aasen.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
Ulf.
Ulfilas.
v.
vide.
v. l.
varia lectio.
cp.
compare.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Ivar Aasen
Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
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