Search the Northvegr™ Site

Powered by
Odin's Journey: The Norse Wisdom Cards
  Home | Site Index | Heithinn Idea Contest |
Zoëga's A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic


fitje-skammr, a. having short flippers (selr ekki fitjaskammr).
fitna (a), v. to become fat.
ffil-bleikr, a. dandelion-yellow.
ffill, m. dandelion.
ffl, n. fool, clown, boor.
ffla, f. wanton girl, romp.
ffla (-da, -dr), v. to beguile, seduce; refl., fflast, to act as a seducer.
fflingar , m. pl. beguilement.
ffl-megir, m. pl. monsters, giants.
fflska, f, foolishness, folly.
fflsku-fullr, a. full of folly.
ffl-yri, n. pl. foolish language.
ffrildi, n. butterfly.
fkjast (t), v. refl. to have an eager desire ( e-t, for a thing).
fll (-s, -ar), m. elephant.
fnn, a. fine, smooth (rare).
ftons-andi, m. spirit of prophecy heathen soothsaving. (From med. Latin. Phiton for Python.)
fjarar, a. feathered (= firar).
fjara-spjt, n. = fjr-spjt.
fjar-broddr, m. point of a spearblade;
-hamr, m. feather-coat;
-lauss, a. featherless;
-srr, a. 'feather-sore', moulting;
-spjt, n. a kind of spear.
fjala-br, f a bridge of planks (fjl);
-kottr, m. mouse-trap.
fjal-hgg, n. chopping-block.
fjall, n. mountian, fell.
fjalla-dalr, m. dale, valley;
-gol, n. light breeze from the mountains;
-sn, f. mountain-view.
fjall-berg, n. crag, precipice;
-byg, f. district among fells;
-dalr, m. dale in the fells;
-fer, f. mountain excursion;
-garr, m. range of mountains;
-hagi, m. mountain pasture;
-mar, m. a man searching the fells for sheep;
rapi, m. dwarf-birch.
fjalls-brn, f. brow (edge) of a mountain;
-hl, f. mountain-side;
-mli, m. a hill projecting between two valleys.
fjall-stong f. fellman's staff;
-vegr, m. mountain road;
-vindr, m. wind blowing from the mountains, opp. to 'hafvindr'.
fjara, f. (1) ebb-tide, ebb; (2) fore-shore, beach (var skgr milli fjalls ok fjru).
fjara (a), v. impers. to ebb; skip (acc.) fjarar uppi, fjarar undan skipi, the ship is left aground, or remains, high and dry.
fjar-borinn, pp. remotely related.
fjara-gol, n. a breeze blowing out of the firths.
fjarar-botn, m. botton, or head of a firth;
-horn, n. creek at the head of a firth;
-ss, m. ice in a firth, land-ice;
-kjaptr, m. mouth of a firth.
-mynni, n. mouth of a firth.
fjarg, n. heathen,God (poet.).
fjarg-hs, n. heathen temple.
fjar-kominn, pp. by no means entitled or obliged to (til e-s);
-lgjast (), v. refl. to withdraw (recede) from;
-lgr, a. far off, distant.
fjarra-fleinn, m, landlouper (rare).
fjarri (firr, first), adv. (1) far off (sv at f. flugu brotin); with dat. far from (slu f); standa f. e-m, to stand far from one; compar., firr, farther off farit firr hsi, keep off from the house; allt er fjrvi firr, life is the nearest (dearest) thing; firr meirr, farther aloof (bndamgrinn sat firr meirr); (2) fig., taka e-u fjarri, to take a thing coldly, show disinclination, refuse (Ormr tk v ekki f.); ok er at ekki f. hennar skapi, it is not far from her mind; f. ferr v, far from it, by no means; n s ek eigi, at mr mtti firr um fara en r, now I see not how I can fare worse than thou; (3) far from, bereft of; f. fermunum, bereft of my patrimony.
fjarski, m. far distance; vera (liggja) fjarska, to be (lie) afar off.
fjar-str, a. far off; -sttt er um fl vrt, there is a great difference between our strengths;
-snis, adv. at a great distance;
-tki, n. refusal (hafa -tki um e-t);
-tk, n. pl. = tki;
-vist, f. living far off.
fj (early form fa), v. to hate; refl., fjst e-n = fj e-n.
fjr, a. moneyed, rich (f. vel).
fjnda-kraptr, m. fiendish power.
fjndi (pl. fjndr), m. (1) enemy, foe; gefat num fjndum fri, give no truce to thy foes; (2) fiend, devil.
fjnd-liga, adv. fiendishly;

<< 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