Áss

Old Icelandic Dictionary - áss

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "áss" in English.

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

áss Old Icelandic word can mean:

áss
I)
áss
(gen. áss and ásar; pl. æsir, acc. æsi and ásu), m. one of the old heathen gods in general, or esp. one of the older branch, in opp. to the younger ones (the Vanir).
áss
II)
áss
(gen. áss, pl. ásar), m.
áss
1) a thick pole, main beam (in a house);
áss
2) in a ship, yard of a sail (beitiáss);
áss
3) rocky ridge.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛋᛋ

Abbreviations used:

acc.
accusative.
esp.
especially.
gen.
genitive.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
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