Erendi

Old Icelandic Dictionary - erendi

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "erendi" in English.

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

erendi Old Icelandic word can mean:

erendi
I)
erendi
(also erindi, etc.), n.
erendi
1) errand, message, mission, business;
erendi
eiga ~ við e-n, hafa ~ til e-s, to have business with one;
erendi
reka ~, to do an errand;
erendi
þess ~s, to that purpose;
erendi
2) the result of one’s errand or mission (þótti mönnum hans ~ lítit orðit);
erendi
ef ~t eyðist, if the errand turns to nought;
erendi
hefik erfiði ok ~, I have had toil but also gained my quest;
erendi
3) ganga erenda (eyrna, ørna) sinna, to go to ease oneself;
erendi
4) speech;
erendi
tala langt ~ ok snjallt, to make a long and eloquent speech.
erendi
II)
erendi
(from ‘ør’ and önd), n. see ørendi.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚱᛁᚾᛏᛁ

Abbreviations used:

etc.
et cetera.
n.
neuter.
e-s
einhvers.
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