Beinn

Old Icelandic Dictionary - beinn

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "beinn" in English.

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

beinn Old Icelandic word can mean:

beinn
I)
beinn
a.
beinn
1) straight; bein rás, straight course; beinstr vegr, the straightest (shortest) way;
beinn
2) hospitable (bóndi var ~ við þá); gera beint við e-n, to treat one kindly.
beinn
II)
beinn
a. -legged (ber~, bare-legged; digr~, thick-legged).
beinn
III)
beinn
m. a kind of tree, ebony?.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᛁᚾᚾ

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
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