Fallinn

Old Icelandic Dictionary - fallinn

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "fallinn" in English.

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

fallinn Old Icelandic word can mean:

fallinn
pp.
fallinn
1) svá f., such-like, so made or constituted (hví man hinn sami maðr svá f.); svá f. órskurðr, a decision as follows;
fallinn
2) vel, illa f., well, ill-disposed (hann var vænn maðr ok vel f.); fitted, worthy (bezt til konungs f.); at hann væri betr til f. at deyja fyrir þá sök en faðir hans, that he more deserved to die than his father did;
fallinn
3) neut., fallit, fit; ok hætti þá er honum þótti f., stopped when he thought fit; kallaði vel til f., said it was quite right;
fallinn
4) suited to one (e-m); eigi þykki mér þér sú ferð vel fallin, I think this journey will not do for thee.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛅᛚᛚᛁᚾᚾ

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
neut.
neuter.
e-m
einhverjum.
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