Andi

Old Icelandic Dictionary - andi

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "andi" in English.

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

andi Old Icelandic word can mean:

andi
m.
andi
1) breath, breathing; a. Ingimundar er ekki góðr, his breath smells, is foul;
andi
2) current of air (a handar þinnar);
andi
3) gramm., aspiration (linr, snarpr a.);
andi
4) soul (guð skapaði líkamann ok andann); gjalda guði sinn anda, to die;
andi
5) spirit, spiritual being; úhreinn a., an unclean spirit; heilagr a., the Holy Ghost.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚾᛏᛁ

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
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