Einart

Old Norse Dictionary - einart

Meaning of Old Norse word "einart" in English.

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

einart
mod. einatt, or even einlagt, adv. incessantly; gékk annarr maðr út en annarr inn einart, one went out and another in incessantly, Fms. iv. 261; sitja einart við drykk, xi. 366; mærin grét einart, the girl ‘grat sore,’ kept on weeping, Eg. 481; fylgja e., to follow on one’s heels, 371; Ögmundr var e. (always) með Karli, Sd. 171; sóttusk e. í ákafa, Ísl. ii. 268; hann ferr einart (straight, directly) til himna-ríkis, Hom. 159; boginn má eigi e. uppi vera, a bow must not be ever bent, 623. 19; lá þó allr herrinn Dana ok Svía einart í skotmáli, Fms. ii. 313.

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

Abbreviations used:

adv.
adverb.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
mod.
modern.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
Sd.
Svarfdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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