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Zoëga's A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic


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a (religious) duty;
-lauss, a. holding no office (of a priest);
-mar, m. (1) servant; (2) priest.
emenda (a), emendera (a), v. to emend (a book).
emja (a), v. to howl, shriek.
emjan, f. howling, shrieking.
en, conj. (1) but; en heima mun ek sitja, but I will stay at home; (2) as a copulative, and, = ok; ek kann rum, Gunnhildar, en kappsemd Egils, I know the devices of G. and (on the other hand) Egil's eagerness; (3) = 'an', than (brigra vin fr mar aldregi en mannvit mikit).
en, in Norse MSS. = ef, er (rel. pron. and temp. conj.); (1) if; slar vri slurnar, en r vissi, if they knew; (2) as a rel. pron., = er; mna dttur, en (= er) allra meyja er fegrst, who is the fairest of all maidens; (3) when, = er, er (eir vru hj, en upp var lesit).
enda, conj. (1) with subj. (a standing phrase in the law connecting the latter clause of a conditional premiss) if, and if, and in case that, and supposing that; n hefir mar sveinbarn fram frt sku, enda veri s mar veginn san, .... , if a man has brought a boy up in his youth, and it so happens that he (the boy) be slain, then...; (2) even if, although, with subj. (seg mr, hvat til berr, at veizt fyrir orna hluti, enda sr eigi spmar); (3) even; skal hann segja bum snum til, enda , ingi, even in parliment; (4) if only with subj. (fyrir engan mun ori ek at vekja konunginn en segja m ek honum tindin, ef vid, enda vekir hann); (5) and indeed, and of course, and also, and besides; enda skulum vr leysa ik, and then of course we shall loose thee; snist at jafnan, at ek em fgjarn, enda man sv enn, and so it will be also in this case; (6) and yet; eigi nenni ek at hafa at saman, at veita Hgna, enda drepa brur hans, I cannot bear to do both, help H. and yet kill his brother; (7) ellipt. without a preceding premiss; enda tak n xi na, and now take thy axe.
enda, (a, or enda, ent), v. (1) to end, coming to an end ( v sama klaustri endi hann sna fi); impers., endar ar sgu fr honum, the tale of him ends there; (2) to fulfil, perform (e. heit sitt); (3) to mark the end of, to bound (af suri endir hana [i.e. Asia] thafit); (4) refl., endast, to end, come to an end (reii mannsins endist einu augabragi); to last, hold out (berjast mean dagrinn endist); mean mr endast fng til; as long as my provisions last; ef honum endist aldr til, if he lives so long; mean mr endast lfdagar, mean ek endumst, as long as I live; to turn out, to end (well or ill), to do (enda mun at fm bndum vel e. at synja mr mgar).
enda-dagr, m. the last day, day of death (vita sinn -dag);
-fjl, f. end-board (of a chest);
-lauss, a. endless, eternal (endalaus pna, farsld);
-liga, adv. definitively, finally;
-ligr, a. definitive, final (endaligt svar);
-lok, n. pl. end, conclusion;
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lykt, f. = -lok;
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mark, n. end, limit; endamrk rkis ns, the end of thy reign;
-merki, n. limit, boundary;
-mjr, a. thin at the end, tapering; gera eigi endamjtt vi e-n, not to leave one in the lurch, treat one well to the end;
-armr, m. rectum.
endemi, endimi, n. = eindmi 2, something unexampled or unheard of (at er undr ok endemi); heyr endemi, for shame!
endemis-mar, m. a monster, an extraordinary;person.
endemligr, a. wonderful, strange.
endi and endir, m. (1) the end (extremity) of an object (ar var skli mikill ok dyrr bum endum) : (2) conclusion, end, issue (hvern enda eiga mundi mlit); gera enda e-u, koma enda e-t, to bring to an end; vera enda, to be at an end; S. var vistum me fur snum til enda, S. stayed with his father to the end; eigi er fyrir enda um gert me eim, their difference is not settled between them; upphaf ok endir, beginning and end; hr skal n ok endir



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