Ein-vígi

Old Norse Dictionary - ein-vígi

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

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

ein-vígi Old Norse word can mean:

ein-vígi
n. [A. S. ânvig], a single combat; distinction is made between the hólmganga (q. v.) and einvígi, the rules of einvígi being plain, cp. the curious passage in Korm, 84; Edda 18, Nj. 33, FmS. vii. 229.
ein-vígi
COMPD: einvígismaðr.

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

Abbreviations used:

A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
cp.
compare.
n.
neuter.
q. v.
quod vide.
S.
Saga.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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