Auðna

Old Icelandic Dictionary - auðna

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "auðna" in English.

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

auðna Old Icelandic word can mean:

auðna
I)
auðna
f.
auðna
1) fate;
auðna
~ mun því ráða, Fate must settle that;
auðna
2) good fortune;
auðna
með auðnu þeirri, at Þorkatli var lengra lífs auðit, by that good fortune that longer life was destined for Thorkel.
auðna
II)
auðna
f. desolation, = auðn.
auðna
III)
auðna
(að), v. impers. to fall out by fate;
auðna
ef honum ~ði eigi aptr at koma, if he did not have the good fortune to return;
auðna
ef guð vill, at þess auðni, that it shall succeed;
auðna
sem ~r, as luck decides.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚢᚦᚾᛅ

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
n.
neuter.
impers.
impersonal.
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