EignaOld Icelandic Dictionary - eigna
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "eigna" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
eigna Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (að), v.
- 1) to assign, attribute to one (~ e-m e-t); ~ sér e-t, to declare a thing to be one’s own property, to take to oneself; ~ sér land, to take land into one’s own hands;
- refl., ~st, to become the owner of, to get;
- 2) to dedicate to, name after one (~ e-m kvæði, ~ Þór hof).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛁᚴᚾᛅ
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