Bein

Old Icelandic Dictionary - bein

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "bein" in English.

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

bein Old Icelandic word can mean:

bein
n.
bein
1) bone; láta með beini ganga, to deal blows to the very bone, give no quarter; hafa ~ í hendi, to be well off;
bein
2) leg, = fótleggr;
bein
3) pl. mortal remains; bera bein or beinin, to be buried (hér mun ek ~ bera á Íslandi).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᛁᚾ

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
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