Armr

Old Icelandic Dictionary - armr

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "armr" in English.

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

armr Old Icelandic word can mean:

armr
I)
armr
(-s, -ar), m.
armr
1) arm;
armr
leggja arma um e-n, to embrace (of a woman);
armr
koma á arm e-m, to come into one’s embraces (of a woman marrying);
armr
2) the wing of a body, opp. to its centre;
armr
armar úthafsins, the arms of the ocean, viz. bays and firths;
armr
~ fylkingar, a wing of an army.
armr
II)
armr
a.
armr
1) unhappy, poor;
armr
2) wretched, wicked;
armr
hinn armi Bjarngrímr, the wretch, scoundrel B.;
armr
hin arma kerlingin, the wicked old woman.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚱᛘᚱ

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
e-m
einhverjum.
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