Endi

Old Icelandic Dictionary - endi

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "endi" in English.

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

endi Old Icelandic word can mean:

endi
m.
endi
1) the end (extremity) of an object (þar var skáli mikill ok dyrr á báðum endum);
endi
2) conclusion, end, issue (hvern enda eiga mundi málit); gera enda á e-u, koma enda á e-t, to bring to an end; vera á enda, to be at an end; S. var vistum með föður sínum til enda, S. stayed with his father to the end; eigi er fyrir enda um gert með þeim, their difference is not settled between them upphaf ok endir, beginning and end; hér skal nú ok endir á verða, here it shall come to an end; sá varð endir á, at, the end of it was, that; til alls endis, to the very end.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚾᛏᛁ

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
e-t
eitthvat.
e-u
einhverju.
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