IðaOld Norse Dictionary - iða
Meaning of Old Norse word "iða" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, to move to and fro, be restless, like an eddy or mercury; eg iða öll af kæti, Snót; fram og aptr iðar, út á báðar hliðar, Sig. Pétr.; þetta eru þínir smiðir, því er von þú iðir, úr einum í annan stað, Jón Þorl.; freq. in mod. usage.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚦᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Jón Þorl.
- Jón Þorláksson.
- Snót, poems.
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