Embætti

Old Icelandic Dictionary - embætti

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "embætti" in English.

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

embætti Old Icelandic word can mean:

embætti
n.
embætti
1) service, = þjónosta 1; veita e-m e., to serve one; bindast í e-s e., to enter one’s service; guðligt e., holy service; hefi ek mörg vandræði þolat í þinu e., in your service;
embætti
2) the sacrament, eucharist, = þjónosta 3;
embætti
3) office (biskupligt e.); bjóða e-m af e., to depose one from office.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛘᛒᛅᛏᛏᛁ

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.
e-m
einhverjum.
e-s
einhvers.
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