Eigin-orð

Old Norse Dictionary - eigin-orð

Meaning of Old Norse word "eigin-orð" in English.

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

eigin-orð Old Norse word can mean:

eigin-orð
n. as a law term, ownership, possession, Grág. i. 417, ii. 259, Ó. H. 98; fá at eiginorði, to get into possession, Eg. 511.
eigin-orð
2. metaph. a wedding, betrothal, Korm. 74, Grág. i. 162, 174, 310, Vígl. 20.

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

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.
gl.
glossary.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.

Works & Authors cited:

Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Ó. H.
Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
Korm.
Kormaks Saga. (D. II.)
Vígl.
Víglundar Saga. (D. V.)
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