Árna

Old Icelandic Dictionary - árna

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "árna" in English.

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

árna Old Icelandic word can mean:

árna
I)
árna
(að), v.
árna
1) to earn, gain, get (á. e-t);
árna
2) á. e-m e-s, to procure a thing for one; á. e-m góðs, to pray for good to one; á. e-m ills, to imprecate evil upon, to curse; á. e-m lífs, to intercede for one’s life; á. e-s við guð, to pray to God for a thing.
árna
II)
árna
(að), v. to go forward, to wander (á. úrgar brautir).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚱᚾᛅ

Abbreviations used:

e-t
eitthvat.
e-m
einhverjum.
e-s
einhvers.
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