Search the Northvegr™ Site

Powered by
Get True Helm: A Practical Guide to Northern Warriorship
  Home | Site Index | Heithinn Idea Contest |
Zoëga's A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic


at-laga, f. (1) laying the ships alongside for attack in a sea-fight, attack, assault (also on land); (2) landing without notion of fight (jarl skipi sv fyrir um atlguna).
at-lt, n. compliance; atlt synda, indulgence in sin.
atltsamr, a. compliant (e-u).
atlogu-skip, n. a ship engaged in battle.
atmlasamr, a. fault-finding.
at-mli, n. blame, censure;
-rs, charge, attack ;
-rei, f. (1) riding at (2) charge of horse.
atreiar-ss, m. quintain-post.
at-rekandi, m. vigorous efforts, great exertions.
at-renna, f. running knot, noose, slip-knot.
atrennu-lykkja, f. = atrenna.
atri, n. movement; hann hafi allt eitt atriit, he did both things at once.
at-rr, m. (1) rowing towards; (2) rowing against the enemy (to make an attack).
atsamr, a. quarrelsome, contentious.
at-seta, f. residence ; hafa atsetu e-s staar, to reside, esp. of kings;
-setr, n.= -seta.
at-skelking, f. derision, ridicule.
atskiljanligr, a. various, different.
at-kjaldar, a. covered with shields.
atskjtar, a. situated; ilia atskjtar badly off.
at-skn, f. (1) onslaught, attack (2) run of visitors or guests seeking hospitality (fng vru ltil, en atskn mikil).
atsknar-mar, m., aggressor.
at-spurning, f. inquiry; leia atspurningum um e-, to make inquiries about a thing.
at-staa, f. (1) assistance, support; (2) zeal; (3) importunity, obtrusion
-staddr, a. situated, circumstance (vel, ilia atstaddr);
-stuning, f. -stuningr, m., -st, f. support, assistance;
-sgr, m., only in the phrase, bora frekan atsg til e-s, to lay vigorous claim to;
-svif, n. incident, bearing;
-tekinn. pp. = -staddr
-tekt, f. state, condition.
at-tönn, f. tusk, = vgtnn (cf. at, n.).
at-veizla, f. assistance (cf. 'veita at') ;
-vorknar, m. work, esp. in haymaking; var rgunnu tlat nautsfr til atverknaar, to toss and dry it.
at-vik, n. (1) esp. in plur., details, particulars; eptir atvikum, according to the circumstances of the case ; greina e-t me atvikum, circumstantially; (2) concession; (3) onset, assault,= atvgi.
at-vinna, f. (1) assistance, support; (2) means of subsistence.
atvinnu-lauss, a. without means of subsistence.
at-vist, f. presence, esp. the act of being present at a crime; vera atskn ok atvist, to be present and a partaker in the onslaught;
atvistar-mar, m. aider and abettor.
at-vgi, n. onset, onslaught.
atyra (-rta, -rr), v. to rebuke;
-yri, n. pl. abusive words.
au-, adverbial prefix to a great many adjectives, adverbs, and participles (opp. to tor-), easily;
-binn, pp. easily persuaded;
-bnn, a. easily moved by entreaty;
-bttr, pp. easily compensated for;
-eggjar, pp. easily egged on;
-fenginn, pp., -fengr, a. easy to get;
-fundinn, pp., -fyndr, a. easy to find;
-fundit (-fynt), easy to perceive, clear;
-frr, a. (1) easy to pass (-frr vegr) ; (2) easily accessible.
auga (a). v. to enrich (a. e-n e-u) refl., augast, to grow wealthy.
au-gengr, a. easy to pass (stgr -gengr) ;
-gtligr, a., -gtr, a. easy to get;
-grr, pp. easily done;
-heyrt, pp. n. easily heard, clear.
au-hf, n., -hfl, n. pl. riches, aufi.
auigr and auugr, a. rich, wealthy (a. at f) ; skip mikit ok auigt, with a rich lading.
auit, pp. n. of an obs. verb; e-m verr e-s au., it falls to one's lot; oss var eigi eirrar hamingju an., this good fortune was not destined for us; at mr veri lffs au. though life be granted to me; hafi au., they had won the day, vard eim eigi erfingja au., to them no heir was granted; au. f, means possessed.
au-kendr, pp. easy to recognize, of

<< Previous Page       .GIF graphic file version of this page.      Next Page >>

© 2004-2007 Northvegr.
Most of the material on this site is in the public domain. However, many people have worked very hard to bring these texts to you so if you do use the work, we would appreciate it if you could give credit to both the Northvegr site and to the individuals who worked to bring you these texts. A small number of texts are copyrighted and cannot be used without the author's permission. Any text that is copyrighted will have a clear notation of such on the main index page for that text. Inquiries can be sent to Northvegr™ and the Northvegr symbol are trademarks and service marks of the Northvegr Foundation.

> Northvegr™ Foundation
>> About Northvegr Foundation
>> What's New
>> Contact Info
>> Link to Us
>> E-mail Updates
>> Links
>> Mailing Lists
>> Statement of Purpose
>> Socio-Political Stance
>> Donate

> The Vík - Online Store
>> More Norse Merchandise

> Advertise With Us

> Heithni
>> Books & Articles
>> Trúlög
>> Sögumál
>> Heithinn Date Calculator
>> Recommended Reading
>> The 30 Northern Virtues

> Recommended Heithinn Faith Organizations

>> Transcribe Texts
>> Translate Texts
>> HTML Coding
>> PDF Construction

> N. European Studies
>> Texts
>> Texts in PDF Format
>> NESP Reviews
>> Germanic Sources
>> Roman Scandinavia
>> Maps

> Language Resources
>> Zoga Old Icelandic Dict.
>> Cleasby-Vigfusson Dictionary
>> Sweet's Old Icelandic Primer
>> Old Icelandic Grammar
>> Holy Language Lexicon
>> Old English Lexicon
>> Gothic Grammar Project
>> Old English Project
>> Language Resources

> Northern Family
>> Northern Fairy Tales
>> Norse-ery Rhymes
>> Children's Books/Links
>> Tafl
>> Northern Recipes
>> Kubb

> Other Sections
>> The Holy Fylfot
>> Tradition Roots

Search Now:

Host Your Domain on Dreamhost!

Please Visit Our Sponsors

Web site design and coding by Golden Boar Creations