Ein-staka

Old Norse Dictionary - ein-staka

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

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

ein-staka
adj. single, isolated (with the notion of few, now and then, here and there); e. víg, Fms. xi. 99; e. slög ok skeinur, Háv. 50; e. kossar, Fb. i. 304; e. vísur, extemporised ditties (hence staka, a ditty), Fbr. 69.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Fb.
Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
Fbr.
Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Háv.
Hávarðar Saga. (D. II.)
Back