Ein-dæmi

Old Norse Dictionary - ein-dæmi

Meaning of Old Norse word "ein-dæmi" in English.

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

ein-dæmi Old Norse word can mean:

ein-dæmi
n. a law term, the right to be an absolute, sole umpire or judge in a case, Sturl. ii. 2, Fms. ii. 11, O. H. l. 36; cp. sjálf-dæmi.
ein-dæmi
2. a single example, Sks. 649: an unexampled thing, cp. the proverb, eindæmin eru verst, Grett. 93 A, vide dæmi; cp. also endemi.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
l.
line.
L.
Linnæus.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
O. H. L.
Ólafs Saga Helga Legendaria. (E. I.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
Grett.
Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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