Einkum

Old Norse Dictionary - einkum

Meaning of Old Norse word "einkum" in English.

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

einkum Old Norse word can mean:

einkum
dat. used as adv. ‘unco,’ chiefly, especially, Landn. 282, Fms. xi. 25, viii. 102, Fs. 21, K. Þ. K. 162.
einkum
2. = einkar, very; e. góð, Hom. 111; e. vel, 655 xxx. 7; e. lítið, Sks. 188; e. bezt, Mork. 79.
einkum
3. particularly, Fms. xi. 45, 127.

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

Abbreviations used:

adv.
adverb.
dat.
dative.
n.
neuter.
v.
vide.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Fs.
Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
K. Þ. K.
Kristinn-réttr Þorláks ok Ketils = Kristinna-laga-þáttr. (B. I.)
Landn.
Landnáma. (D. I.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
Mork.
Morkinskinna. (E. I.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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