Eiðr

Old Icelandic Dictionary - eiðr

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "eiðr" in English.

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

eiðr
(-s, -ar), m. oath; vinna, sverja eið, to take (swear) an oath; rjúfa eið, to break an oath; ganga til eiða, to proceed to the taking of oaths; eigi verðr einn eiðr alla, a single oath does not clear all men.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛁᚦᚱ

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
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