Ásýn

Old Icelandic Dictionary - ásýn

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "ásýn" in English.

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

ásýn Old Icelandic word can mean:

ásýn
f.
ásýn
1) countenance, presence (kásta e-m burt frá sinni ~);
ásýn
2) appearance, shape (guðs hold ok blóð í ~ brauðs ok víns);
ásýn
3) view, opinion (með rangri ~);
ásýn
4) dat. pl. used as adv., hversu var hann ásýnum, how did he look?; gen. as adv., minna ásýnar, apparently less.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛋᚢᚾ

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
e-m
einhverjum.
adv.
adverb.
dat.
dative.
gen.
genitive.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
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