InnOld Icelandic Dictionary - inn
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "inn" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
inn Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (compar. innarr, superl. innst), adv.
- 1) in, into; ganga inn í búðina, to go into the booth; ganga inn, to go indoors (Njáll gekk ýmist út eða inn); kasta e-m (setja e-n) inn, to cast into prison; var þar glaumr mikill inn (in the house) at heyra; inn eptir firði, inwards along the firth;
- 2) denoting the situation of a place, = inni (varð Hálfdán bráðdauðr inn í þrándheimi);
- 3) innarr, more inward, farther in; innst, most inward, farthest in.
- (in, it), def. art. the = hinn (hin, hit).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚾᚾ
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