Annarr

Old Icelandic Dictionary - annarr

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "annarr" in English.

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

annarr Old Icelandic word can mean:

annarr
(önnur, annat), a., indef. pron., ord. numb.;
annarr
1) one of the two, the one (of two);
annarr
Egill þessi hefir aðra hönd (only one hand) ok er kaliaðr einhendr;
annarr
á aðra hönd, on the one side;
annarr
a. … a. one … the other (hét a. Sörli, en a. Þorkell);
annarr
2) second;
annarr
í annat sinn, for the second time;
annarr
høggr hann þegar annat (viz. högg), a second blow;
annarr
3) the next following;
annarr
á öðru hausti, the next autumn;
annarr
annat sumar eptir;
annarr
fig., next in value or rank;
annarr
annat mest hof í Noregi, the next greatest temple;
annarr
fjölmennast þing annat eptir brennu Njáls, the fullest assembly next to that after the burning of N.;
annarr
4) some other (hón lék á gólfinu við aðrar meyjar);
annarr
Þórarinn ok tíu menn aðrir, and ten men besides;
annarr
hann var örvari af fé en nokkurr a., than anybody else;
annarr
5) other, different;
annarr
öl er a. maðr, ale (a drunken man) is another man, is not the same man;
annarr
þau höfðu annan átrúnað, a different religion;
annarr
6) in various combinations;
annarr
~ slíkr, such another, another of the same sort;
annarr
gekk a. til at öðrum (one after another) at biðja hann;
annarr
hverja nótt aðra sem aðra, every night in turn;
annarr
annat var orð Finns harðara en annat, each word of Finn was harder than another;
annarr
aðrir … aðrir, some … others;
annarr
einir ok aðrir, various;
annarr
ymsir ok aðrir, now one, now another (nefna upp ymsa ok aðra);
annarr
hvárr (or hverr) … annan, each other, one another (hétu hvárir öðrum atförum);
annarr
við þau tíðindi urðu allir giaðir ok sagði hverr öðrum, one told the news to another, man to man.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚾᚾᛅᚱᚱ

Abbreviations used:

def.
definite.
f.
feminine.
indef.
indefinite.
n.
neuter.
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