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