Einn-ig

Old Norse Dictionary - einn-ig

Meaning of Old Norse word "einn-ig" in English.

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

einn-ig
(einn-eg, einn-og, einn-ug), in mod. pronunciation and in MSS. of the 15th century einninn or einneginn (qs. einn veginn), adv. [from einn and vegr, qs. einn veg; cp. hvernig, how; þannig, thus; hinnig, otherwise]:—in the same way, likewise, also; the subst. notion is still seen in the phrase, á einneg, in the same manner, 686 B. 12, Hom. (St.) 64; ek vil sjá hvernog þú markar þinn hlut, at eigi markim vit einnog báðir, Hkr. iii. 59; eigi þótti öllum einnug, Ísl. ii. 352; Torfa Svartsson einnig (likewise), Sturl. i. 103; einneginn Ölver, O. likewise, FaS. iii. 470; fylgir honum ok einninn sá kappi, FaS. i. 419; létu þeir einninn syngja í kirkju, BS. (Laur. S.)

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

Abbreviations used:

adv.
adverb.
cp.
compare.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
mod.
modern.
qs.
quasi.
S.
Saga.
subst.
substantive.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
Laur. S.
Laurentius Saga. (D. III.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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