Eign

Old Icelandic Dictionary - eign

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "eign" in English.

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

eign Old Icelandic word can mean:

eign
f.
eign
1) property, possession; kasta sinni e., leggja e. sína, á e-t, to take possession of;
eign
2) estate, landed property, esp. pl. (hann átti eignir í Vík austr).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛁᚴᚾ

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
e-t
eitthvat.
esp.
especially.
pl.
plural.
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