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Zoëga's A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic


(eigi má sköpunum r.); er rennt ţeim ráđahag, that match is thwarted; (4) to slip, let loose; r. veiđarfśri, to let the fishing-line run out; Tjörvi renndi fyrir hann törgu, T. flung a target in his way; impers., atgeirinum renndi gegnum skjöldinn, the halberd was run through the shield; r. e-u niđr, to swallow; r. grunum á e-t, to suspect; (5) r. augum, to direct the eyes, to look (r. ástaraugum til e-s); (6) to pour (var gulli rennt í skurđina); (7) with acc., r. mjólk, to run millk, by pouring out the thin milk; r. ór tunnu, to let the liquid out from a cask; (8) with acc. to turn (r. tré, spánu); (9) absol. to move quickly, slide, glide (konungsskipin renndu at ţeim); ţá renndi hringrinn af hendi mér, the ring slipped off my hand; (10) refl., rennast augum til, to look to one another; ţá renndust skipin hjá, the ships passed by one another.
renna, f. run, course; ok nú er skírđr allr Danaherr í ţessi rennu, in one run, at one sweep.
renni-drif, n. snow raised by the wind, drifting snow;
-kví, f. fold into which sheep are driven, trap.
rennsl, n. or f., í einu rennsli, í einni rennsl, in one run, at one time.
rennsla, f. course, water-course.
repta (-pta, -ptr), v. to roof.
repta (-pta, -pt), v. to bring up wind, to belch; r. aptr, = dríta.
rétt, f. (1) public fold (ţat var um haustit, er sauđir vóru í r. reknir); (2) esp. pl. the general sheep-gathering in autumn (ţann dag skulu vera réttir í Ţórarinsdal).
rétt, adv. (1) just, exactly, precisely; (2) straight (ţeir stefndu r. á ţá); (3) rightly, correctly (lýsa e-u r.).
rétta (-tta, -ttr), v. (1) to make straight, straighten, opp. to 'beygja, kreppa' (r. krók, r. á sér fingrna); (2) to stretch out, stretch (r. or r. fram höndina); r. e-t e-m, to reach, hand over, a thing to one (hann rétti sjóđinn at Sigmundi); (3) to raise, right a capsized boat (hvelfdi skipinu, en dvergarnir réttu skip sitt); (4) to rise (hann rétti ekki ór rekkju); (5) to put right, adjust; r. hluta e-s, to redress; knoungr vildi eigi r. ţetta mál, the king refused justice; (6) to let the ship drift, = leggja í rétt (varđ ţá at hlađa seglum ok r.); (7) with preps., r. fram, to stretch out; r. e-t upp, to raise (Ţórr rétti upp höndina); r. viđ, to come to oneself, recover (Narfi réttir viđ ór rotinu); (8) refl., réttast, to be put straight; réttust fingrnir, the fingers became straight; to stretch oneself (r. gřrđi raumrinn stirđr); r. upp, to rise (Hákon jarl réttist upp).
retta-menn, m. pl. the men assembled at a 'rétt'.
rettar-bót, f. (1) bettering of one's condition (yđr var heitit friđi ok –bót, en nú hafiđ ţér ánauđ ok ţrćlkun); (2) amendment of the law.
réttari, m. justiciary, justice.
réttar-mađr, m. = réttari.
rétt-borinn, pp. legitimate; -borinn til ríkis, a lawful heir to the throne;
-dśme, n, justice in judgement;
-dśmr, a. just in judgement;
-fundinn, pp. duly found;
-hafi, a. in lawful possession of (at e-u);
-hárr, -hćrđr, a. straight-haired, opp. to 'hrokkin-hárr'.
rétti, n. stretching; rifja r., rib-stretching.
rétti-liga, adv. = réttliga;
-ligr, a. just, right (mélefni rettiligri).
réttindi, n. pl. right, justice.
rétting, f. (1) setting right, amendment; vil ek eiga r. allra orđa minna, I claim the right to amend all my words; (2) redress (varđ ţessa engi r. af Önundi).
rétt-kominn, pp. having proper right (-kominn til ríkis);
-kosinn, pp. duly chosen;
-kristinn, a. truly christian, orthodox;
-lauss, a. void of right;
-látr, a. righteous, just;
-leiđis, adv. (1) straight forward (fara –leiđis); (2) on the right path (snúa sér –leiđis ok trúa á sannan guđ);
-leiki, m. straightness;
-leitr, a. having regular features;
-liga, adv. justly, duly;
-ligr, a. just, due, proper;
-lćti, n. righteousness, justice;
-mćli, n. right, justice;
-nefjađr, a. straight-nosed;
-orđliga, adv. truthfully;
-orđr, a. truthful.
réttr, a. (1) straight (r. sem laukr);

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