AuðrOld Icelandic Dictionary - auðr
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "auðr" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
auðr Old Icelandic word can mean:
- a. empty, void, desolate; húsin voru auð, uninhabited; auð skip (= hroðin), empty ships, all the crew being slain or put to flight; a. af mönnum, void of people; a. at yndi, devoid of pleasure, cheerless.
- m. riches, wealth; auðr fjár, great wealth; auðr er valtastr vina, wealth is the ficklest of friends.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚢᚦᚱ
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