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íg-búend

  • noun [ masculine ]
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Grammar
íg-búend, es; m.
A dweller in an island, an islander
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  • Hí ígbúend óðre worde Baðan nemnaþ

    island-dwellers by another name call it Bath,

      Chr. 973; Erl. 124, 12.
  • Ðis ǽrendgewrit Agustinus ofer sealtne sǽ súðan brohte iégbúendum

    this letter Augustine brought across the salt sea from the south to the islanders,

      Past. Pref; Swt. 9, 8.
Etymology
[Cf. Icel. ey-búi an islander.]
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v. ég-búend and next word.
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