Ið-Old Norse Dictionary - ið-
Meaning of Old Norse word "ið-" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
ið- Old Norse word can mean:
- (iðja-, Vsp. 58), a particle only used in compds, chiefly poetical, answering to Goth. iþ-, = Lat. contra, O. H. G. id- and ida-, A. S. ed-, = Lat. re-; but in Icel. esp. in an intensive sense.
- COMPDS: iðgjöld, iðglíki, iðglíkr, iðgnógr, iðgnótt, iðlíka, iðvandliga, iðvandr.
- II. contracted in a few words, even in mod. usage; í-líkr, much like; í-nógr, e-nough, plentiful; í-lítill, very small.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚦ-
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. S.
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
- O. H. G.
- Old High German.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Völuspá. (A. I.)