Ein-hlítr

Old Norse Dictionary - ein-hlítr

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

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

ein-hlítr
adj. [hlíta], trusting to oneself alone, self-confident, not needing the help of another; vera sér e. í e-u, Eb. 90, Orkn. 283; láta sér e-t einhlitt, to think it enough, rest satisfied, Fms. iv. 78; þat var mælt at hón léti mik eigi einhlítan, it was said that she was untrue to me (a euphemism), Sturl. i, 44; svá mundi þá, ef hón hefði bónda sinn einhlítan, gjört, Dropl. 9; vera e. um e-t, to have to decide a thing; eigi em ek e. um svör þessa máls, ok vil ek ráðask um við móður hennar, Ísl. ii. 159.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
l.
line.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Dropl.
Droplaugar-sona Saga. (D. II.)
Eb.
Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Orkn.
Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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