Ein-vala

Old Norse Dictionary - ein-vala

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

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

ein-vala
adj. ind. chosen, excellent (Lat. egregius); e. kappi, a great champion, Stj. 512: e. ker, a chosen vessel, of a saint, Orkn. 226, Bs. ii. 148; e. lið, chosen, picked troops, Fær. 79, Stj. 480; e. maðr, a choice man, Blas. 37; e. riddari, a fine horseman, Stj. 450.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
Lat.
Latin.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Blas.
Blasius Saga. (F. III.)
Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Fær.
Færeyinga Saga. (E. II.)
Orkn.
Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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