Eptri

Old Norse Dictionary - eptri

Meaning of Old Norse word "eptri" in English.

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

eptri Old Norse word can mean:

eptri
compar., and EPTSTR or epztr, superl. (also sometimes aptari, aptastr), the aftermost, hinder, hindmost:
eptri
1. loc., eptra fæti, the hind leg, Edda 28; báða fætr hina eptri, Vígl. 21 (aptr-fætr, hind leg’s); til hins eptra austr-rúms, the hindmost, opp. to fremri, Fms. viii. 139; framstafninn ok hinn eptri (viz. stafn), ii. 304; eptra (aptara) hjalt (of a sword), Fas. iii. 244; at aptara stafni, 429; eigi vil ek vera aptastr allra minna manna, I will not be the hindmost of all my men, Fms. ii. 307; er raddar-staf hefir eptra í nafninu, Skálda 165.
eptri
2. temp. later, last; en eftri burðar-tíð en hin fyrri, Hom. 56; hina eftri hingatkomu Krists, 106; þá eru þeir skrökváttar er eftri báru, that last bore witness, N. G. l. i. 32; vide efri and aptr.

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

Abbreviations used:

compar.
comparative.
l.
line.
superl.
superlative.
gl.
glossary.
loc.
local, locally.
opp.
opposed.
viz.
namely.
L.
Linnæus.
m.
masculine.
temp.
temporal.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Skálda
Skálda. (H. I.)
Vígl.
Víglundar Saga. (D. V.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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