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Zoëga's A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic


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mttu nytjum koma); fra sr e-t nyt, to make use of, avail oneself of (frir Sveinn konungr sr allt n. at, er til viringar mtti vera); (3) pl. pleasure, enjoyment (Hrafn kvast engar nytjar hafa Helgu).
nytja (a), to milk (n. rnar); nytjast, to yield milk (f nytjaist illa).
nytja-fullr, a. full of profit, highly profitable;
-lauss, a. useless;
-mar, m. a useful, worthy man.
nytjungr (-s, -ar), m. = nytjamar.
nyt-lauss, a. useless;
-lttr, a. yielding little milk;
-samligr, a. useful;
-semd, f. use, usefulness.
nytsemdar-lauss, a. useless;
-mar, m. = nytjamar (slkr -mar sem lafr konungr);
-verk, n. useful work.
nyt-semi, f. usefulness, = nytsemd.
n, n. the new or waxing moon (n ok ni skpu nt regin).
n-, newly, recently, may be prefixed to almost every ppl.;
-alinn, -borinn, new-born;
-andar, -dinn, newly dead;
-farinn, having newly gone;
-fenginn, just recovered;
-kominn, just come;
-orinn, having just happened; hafi hann -skilist vi Tnbergs menn, he had newly parted from them;
-vaknar, newly wakened.
n-breytiligr, a. unusual, strange;
-breytinn, a. changeable;
-breytni, f. novelty, innovation;
-fenni, n. fresh fallen snow;
-grving, f. novelty, innovation.
njung, f. innovation (landsflkit var gjarnt alla n.)
n-liga, adv. newly, recently;
-ligr, a. (1) new, recent; (2) present;
-lunda, f. novelty, a new, strange thing (segja kunnu vr - lundu nkkura);
-lsi, n. light of the waxing moon (sigla um nttina vi -lsi);
-mli, n. (1) news, novelty; (2) new law;
-nmi, n. novelty, = -lunda (at var til -nmis, at);
-nmligr, a. novel.
nyr (acc. njan), a. (1) new (n. trnar); af nju, anew, again; nst nss, just recently (at vann nst nss nir Ylvinga); (2) fresh (ntt kjt, nir fiskar).
nra (pl. nru), n. kidney.
n-rliga, adv. oddly, queerly.
nsa (-ta, -t), v. to pry, peer; nstak nir, I peered down; sv nsisk frra hverr fyrir, thus every wise man looks about him (= nsir f. h. fyrir sik).
n-snvi, n. fresh snow (fll -snvi mikit, sv at grla s veguna).
nta (-tta, -ttr), v. (1) to make use of; ek tla, at ntir eigi boga minn, thou canst not wield my bow; absol., hann spuri san, hvrt mtti sv n., if that would do (be valid); n. af e-u, to derive benefit (pleasure) from (sj m, at ekki ntir hr af); eigi munu it lengr n. hvrt af ru, enjoy each other; (2) to eat, consume (n. svn); (3) fig., to bear, endure (hvrgi ttist n. mega, at eir vri eigi samt); (4) refl., ntast, to be of use, avail; etta verk m eigi n., it will not succeed, it is in vain.
ntandi, pr. p. fit to be used; n. menn = ntir menn.
nt-menni, n. = nytjamar.
ntr, a. fit, usable, useful (n. til verks); engu (til einskis) n., good for nothing; at engu ntu, to no use; of persons, able (enn ntasti fardrengr).
n-tungl, n. new moon;
-virki, n. marks of new work, of human hands.
nfr (pl. -rar), f. bark of the birch.
nfra-baggi, m. pack, bundle of birch bark;
-mar, m. a person clad in birch-bark;
-stka, f. sleeve of birch-bark.
nma (-da, -dr), v. to bereave, deprive of (n. e-n e-u, lfi, fjrvi).
nmi, n. study, learning.
nm-leikr, m. quickness to learn.
nmr, a. (1) quick at learning; (2) deprived of (= nmdr e-u).
nr, adv. and prep. with dat. (1) near, in the vicinity (of); n. ea fjarri, near or far; n. staddr, present; brautu n., near the road; n. v sem, neara the place where (ar nesinu, n. v sem ingit hafi verit); ar n., in the vicinity (sveinarnir hlaupa til skgar, er ar var n.); (2) towards, of time (n. aptni, morni); (3) nearly; n. tta tigir manna or n. tta tigum manna, nearly eighty men; ar kmu menn af n. llum lndum, almost from all countries; n. viku munu vi dveljast,



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