Alls

Old Icelandic Dictionary - alls

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "alls" in English.

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

alls Old Icelandic word can mean:

alls
I)
alls
gen. sing. of allr, used as an adv.;
alls
1) a. ekki (eigi), not at all, by no means;
alls
þeir ugðu a. ekki at sér, they were not a bit afraid;
alls
a. engi, no one at all;
alls
sometimes without a negative following it, quite, altogether;
alls
ær a. geldar, ewes quite barren;
alls
a. vesall, altogether wretched;
alls
hann var eigi a. tvítugr, not quite twenty years old;
alls
2) in connection with numbers, in all;
alls
alls fórust níu menn, there perished nine in all;
alls
3) far;
alls
alls of lengi, alls til lengi, far too long a time.
alls
II)
alls
conj. as, since (~ þú ert góðr drengr kallaðr);
alls
with addition of ‘er’ (~ er þú ert svá þráhaldr á þínu máli).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚᛚᛋ

Abbreviations used:

adv.
adverb.
gen.
genitive.
n.
neuter.
sing.
singular.
conj.
conjunction.
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