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Zoëga's A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic


about; svį nökkuru mun yšvar leita farit lengi, about so long will they seek you; nökkuru fyrir dag, a while before day-light; (3) some, a certain; mašr n., a certain man; um dag nökkurn, a certain day; nökkura hrķš, nökkurt (nakkvart) skeiš, for some time; (4) the plur. added to a numeral, about, some (nökkur sex skip eša sjau; nökkurum tveim sinnum eša žrim).
nökkut, adv. (1) somewhat, in some degree, rather (žó at hann žœtti n. blandinn); henni var skapžungt n. (nakkvat), she was rather depressed in spirit; nś hefi ek n. hugsat mįlit, now I have thought over the matter somewhat; (2) at all, to any extent (vill žś n. sonu žķna viš lįta vera?).
nökkva-mašr, m. a man who rows a 'nökkvi'.
nökkverr, pron. = nökkurr.
nökkvi, m. boat, skip (hafš žį Hymir śt skotit nökkvanum).
nökkvi, some, old neut. dat. from 'nökkurr' = nökkuru; esp. somewhat (n. lengra, n. sķšarr).
nųktr, nųkvišr (acc. nųktan, nųkžan), a. naked.
nös (gen. nasar, pl. nasar and nasir), f. nostril, esp. pl. nostrils, nose; bregša e-u fyrir nasar e-m, to put it before one's nose; draga nasir at e-u, to snuff, smell at a thing; stinga nösum nišr, to fall upon one's face, bite the dust; lśka nösum, to shut the nostrils, die.

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