YðrOld Norse Dictionary - yðr
Meaning of Old Norse word "yðr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
yðr Old Norse word can mean:
- dat. and acc. plur., and yðar, gen. (the original form iðr); [Goth. ïzwis = υμας and υμιν and ïzwara = υμων]:—you; biðja yðr (acc.), segja yðr (dat.); but koma til yðar, in endless instances; as also when addressing a person of rank, the plur. is used; vil ek gjarna veita yðr þat, Fms. x. 387, passim: or even sing. and plur. promiscuously.
- 2. hverr er sá af yðr Íslendingum, of you Icelanders, Fms, i. 32.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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