ÚhreinnOld Icelandic Dictionary - úhreinn
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "úhreinn" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
úhreinn Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) unclean (í þeim stað má ekki vera úhreint);
- 2) foul, dangerous, of passage (úhreint ok skerjótt); þeir sögðu, at úhreint var í ósinum, that it was infested by a monster.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚼᚱᛁᛁᚾᚾ
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