SmárOld Icelandic Dictionary - smár
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "smár" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
smár Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (smá, smátt), a.
- 1) small, little (mörg skip ok smá);
- 2) neut., hann seldi smátt varninginn, he sold by retail; höggva smátt, to strike small blows; hann kvaðst eigi mundu smátt á sjá, he said he would deal liberally in the matter; smátt ok smátt, bit by bit, by degrees;
- 3) smám, bit by bit, slowly (fara smám).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛘᛅᚱ
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