Eira

Old Icelandic Dictionary - eira

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "eira" in English.

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

eira Old Icelandic word can mean:

eira
(-ða, -t), v.
eira
1) to spare, with dat. (at þeir skyldu ~ konum ok kirkjum);
eira
~ undan e-u, to yield to;
eira
2) e-m eirir e-t vel (illa), it agrees well (ill) with one, he is well pleased (displeased) with it (Eiríki konungi eirði þetta stórilla);
eira
honum eirir illa, ef, he is annoyed, if;
eira
3) ~ e-n af e-u, to deprive one of.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛁᚱᛅ

Abbreviations used:

dat.
dative.
e-u
einhverju.
e-t
eitthvat.
e-m
einhverjum.
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