Eirð

Old Norse Dictionary - eirð

Meaning of Old Norse word "eirð" in English.

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

eirð
f. clemency, mercy, Fms. ix. 36, v. l., Hkr. iii. 257, Gullþ. 48, O. H. l. 40. 2. mod. rest, quietness; pl. ú-eirðir, uproar, tumult.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
L.
Linnæus.
mod.
modern.
pl.
plural.
v.
vide.
v. l.
varia lectio.
þ.
þáttr.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Gullþ.
Gull-Þóris Saga. (D. II.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
O. H. L.
Ólafs Saga Helga Legendaria. (E. I.)
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