Eim-yrja

Old Norse Dictionary - eim-yrja

Meaning of Old Norse word "eim-yrja" in English.

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

eim-yrja
u, f. [Dan. æmmer; Ivar Aasen eimor], embers; in allit. phrases, eldr ok e., Fms. iii. 180, Fas. ii. 75 (in a verse), or eisa ok e.; hann var borinn í eimyrju, Greg. 57; akin to eimr, qs. eim-myrja, a quantity of eimr, q. v.

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

Abbreviations used:

allit.
alliteration, alliterative.
Dan.
Danish.
f.
feminine.
lit.
literally.
n.
neuter.
qs.
quasi.
q. v.
quod vide.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Greg.
Gregory. (F. II.)
Ivar Aasen
Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
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