Engi

Old Icelandic Dictionary - engi

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "engi" in English.

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

engi Old Icelandic word can mean:

engi
I)
engi
(neut. ekki), indef. pron.
engi
1) no, none, no one; hafa ekki e-s, to have nothing of it; lose it altogether (er búit við, at þú hafir þá ekki dýrsins); old dat. einugi = engu (fátt er svá illt, at einugi dugi);
engi
2) any, after a negative (aldri fyrr fekk hann þvílíkan sigr í engri herferð); after comparative (þessir dvergar kunnu betr smíða af járni en engir aðrir).
engi
II)
engi
n. meadow, meadow-land (tún ok eng; akr ok engi).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚾᚴᛁ

Abbreviations used:

def.
definite.
f.
feminine.
indef.
indefinite.
n.
neuter.
neut.
neuter.
e-s
einhvers.
dat.
dative.
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