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Zoëga's A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic


had for a trifle.
-laust, adv. without gift;
-lendingar, m. pl. feudatories;
-lyndi, n. open-handedness;
-mildr, a. open-handed;
-or, n. match (of a woman to be married);
-vaxta, a. marriageable (of a maid);
-vinr, m. open-handed friend.
gjald, n. (1) tribute (hann lagi g. borgina); (2) payment; hldu bndr gjaldinu, they kept back the payment; (3) retribution, esp. pl.; ella mun r g. at vera, thou shalt pay dear for it; (4) reward, return, compensation; sr gjf til gjalda, gift looks for gift.
gjalda (geld; galt, guldum.; goldinn), v. (1) to repay, return; g. gjf vi gjf, to pay back gift for gift; g. aptr, to restore, pay back; (2) fig. to give, yield; g. skynsemi vi e-u, to give reason for; g. samkvi at e-u, to consent to; g. var, varhuga vi e-u, to be on one's guard against; g. e-m fjndskap, to show ill-will towards one; (3) with gen. to pay for, suffer on account of (ar munu it min g.); g. e-s at= g. e-s; geldr at nbreytni (gen.) konungs, it is a punishment for the king's innovations.
gjald-dagi, m. pay-day;
-fang, n. payment, equivalent;
-gengr, a. taken in payment;
-keri, m. the king's steward.
-kyri, m. the king's steward.
gjalla (gell; gall, gullum; gollit), v. to scream, shriek (ernir gjalla htt); strengr gellr, the bow-string twangs; impers. to resound, echo (kva orsteinn sv htt, at gall mrnum).
Gjallar-horn, n. (1) the horn (trumpet) of Heimdal; (2) the drinking horn used by Mimir.
gjallr, a. ringing, resounding;
gjalti, only in the phrase, vera at gjalti, to turn mad with terror.
gjarn, a. (1) eager for, desirous of (g. e-t, e-t, til e-s); (2) g. e-m, willing to follow one.
gjarna, adv. willingly.
gjarn-liga, adv. willingly.
, adv. willingly.
gj (gen. gjr; pl. gjr, gen. gj, dat. gjm.), f. rift, cleft, chasm.
gjlfr, n. din of the sea;
gjlfr-dyr, n. ship (poet.);
-samr, a. roaring (of the sea).
gjr-bakki, m. brink of a rift;
-barmr, m. edge of a rift;
-munni, m. mouth of a rift.
gj, f. sensuality;
-lfl, n. sensual life;
-mar, m. a sensual person.
gjsa (gs; gaus, gusum; gosinn), v. to gush, burst out (ar gaus upp stundum, eldr; blit gaus r srinu).
gjs-r, f. 'gush-vein', artery.
gjta (gt; gaut, gutum; gotinn), v. (1) g. hrognum, to spawn; (2) g. augum, sjonum, to cast a look.
gjf (gen. gjafar, pl. gjafar and gjafir). f. gift; skipta gjfum vi e-n, to exchange gifts with one; leia e-n t ( brott) me gjfum, leysa e-n brott me gjfum, to dismiss one with gifts (at the end of a visit).
gjfull, (acc. gjflan), a. munificent, liberal (g. at gulli).
gjgr, f. cleft, rift (gljfr ok gjgrar).
gjgra (a), v. to reel, stagger.
gjlnar, f. pl. the whiskers of the Fenris-wolf.
gjlta (-lti), v. to bark (rare).
gjr-, see gr-, gr-.
gjor (gen. gjarar; pl. gjarar and gjarir), f. girdle; saddle-girth (sulgjr).
gjrvallr, a. see 'grvallr'.
glaa (a) v. to gladden (= gleja).
glaan, adv. = glaliga.
gla-ltr, a. cheerful;
-liga, adv. gladly, willingly;
-ligr, a. glad, cheerful;
-mltr, a. cheerful in speech.
glaning, f. gladdening, gladness.
glar (gl, glatt), a. (1) glad, gladsome, cheerful (Flosi var allra ruarma, glaastr); (2) bright, beautiful, of the sky, weather, fire (ver glatt, tunglit skein glatt).
gla-vri, f. gladness;
-vrr, a. gladsome, cheerful.
glam, or glamm, n. noise, din, clash.
glama, v. to twaddle, talk idly.
glamra (a), v. to tinkle, jingle.
glap, n. beguilement, seduction; venja kvmur snar til glapa (or glaps) vi konu, to aim at seducing.
glapna (a), v. to grow dim (glapnai honum heyrn ok sn).
glappa-verk, n. mishap.
glap-ri, n. mistake, blunder;

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