Allr

Old Icelandic Dictionary - allr

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "allr" in English.

As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):

allr Old Icelandic word can mean:

allr
(öll, allt), a.
allr
1) all, entire, whole;
allr
hón á allan arf eptir mik, she has all the heritage after me;
allr
af öllum hug, with all (one’s) heart;
allr
hvítr ~, white all over;
allr
bú allt, the whole estate;
allr
allan daginn, the whole day;
allr
í ~i veröld, in the whole world;
allr
allan hálfan mánuð, for the entire fortnight;
allr
with addition of ‘saman’;
allr
allt saman féit, the whole amount;
allr
um þenna hernað allan saman, all together;
allr
2) used almost adverbially, all, quite, entirely;
allr
klofnaði hann ~ í sundr, he was all cloven asunder, kváðu Örn allan villast, that he was altogether bewildered;
allr
var Hrappr ~ brottu, quite gone;
allr
~ annarr maðr, quite another man;
allr
3) gone, past;
allr
áðr þessi dagr er ~, before this day is past;
allr
var þá óll þeirra vinátta, their friendship was all over;
allr
allt er nú mitt megin, my strength is exhausted, gone;
allr
4) departed, dead (þá er Geirmundr var ~);
allr
5) neut. sing. (allt) used. as a subst. in the sense of all, everything;
allr
eigi er enn þeirra allt, they have not yet altogether won the game;
allr
þá var allt (all, everybody) við þá hrætt;
allr
hér er skammætt allt, here everything is transient;
allr
with a compar. all the more (því öllu þungbærri);
allr
with gen., allt missera (= öll misseri), all the year round;
allr
allt annars, all the rest;
allr
at öllu annars, in all other respects;
allr
alls fyrst, first of all;
allr
alls mest, most of all;
allr
in adverbial phrases: at öllu, in all respects, in every way;
allr
í öllu, in everything;
allr
með öllu, wholly, quite;
allr
neita með öllu, to refuse outright;
allr
6) pl. allir (allar, öll), as adj. or substantively, all (þeir gengu út allir);
allr
ór öllum fjórðungum á landinu, from all the quarters of the land;
allr
allir aðrir, all others, every one else;
allr
flestir allir, nearly all, the greatest part of;
allr
gen. pl. (~a) as an intensive with superlatives, of all things, all the more;
allr
nú þykkir mér þat ~a sýnst, er, all the more likely, as;
allr
~a helzt, er þeir heyra, particularly now when they hear;
allr
~a sízt, least of all.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚᛚᚱ

Abbreviations used:

neut.
neuter.
sing.
singular.
subst.
substantive.
compar.
comparative.
gen.
genitive.
n.
neuter.
adj.
adjective.
pl.
plural.
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