Elska

Old Icelandic Dictionary - elska

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "elska" in English.

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

elska Old Icelandic word can mean:

elska
I)
elska
(að), v. to love (hann ~ði ekki annat goð meir en Frey);
elska
refl., ~st at e-m, to grow fond of; recipr., to love one another (höfðu þau Jón ~zt frá barnœsku).
elska
II)
elska
f. love (= ást); hafa elsku á e-m, to love one; leggja elsku á e-n or við e-n, to take a fancy for, to fall in love with one.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛚᛋᚴᛅ

Abbreviations used:

e-m
einhverjum.
f.
feminine.
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