einvirki (ON) einyrki (ON) noun

An einvirki was a man who ran his farm alone without the help of hired labour.


farmer who has no help OIce Kge 29, 34
lone farmer ONorw BorgL 12.2
single worker ONorw GuL Tfb, Leb
single-handed farmer ONorw FrL Leb 7
OIce Grg Þsþ 35, 77 Vís 89 Feþ 166
Refs:

KLNM s.v.v. bonde, enörkne män, våpensyn; RGA2 s.v. bonde

Citation
  • ‘einvirki’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/997
    (07/03/2022)