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aldr gen. aldrs m

1. age, life,time; sautján vetra at aldri, seventeen years of age ; ungr at aldri, young; á ungum aidn, in (one's) youth; á gamals aldri, in (one's) old age; hniginn at aldri, in the decline of life; hniginn á efra aldr, stricken in years; á léttasta aldri, in the prime of life lifa langan aldr, to enjoy a long life nema, ræna e-n aldri, to take one's life; týna (slíta) aldri, to lose one's life;
2. old age; vera við a, to be up in years; aldri farinn or orpinn, very old;
3. long period, age (eptir marga vetr ok mikinn a); allan a through all time, always; of a,um a (ok æfi), for ever and ever; after a negation, ever (þvílíka gersemi höfum vér eigi sét um a); hverr um a var svá djarfr, who ever was so bold?

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