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Zoëga's A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic


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au, er dugi); one's own fault (mr ykkir r rtt verit hafa, er btrinn er brotinn);
-ri, n. independence, liberty (-ri ok hglfi innan lands); gra e-t at ri snu, of one's own free-will;
-sinn, pp. self-sown (-snir akrar);
-skapa, a. indecl.; sums ertu skapa, of some you are yourself the cause;
-skipan, f. spontaneous order;
-vili, m. free-will; at vilja, of one's own free-will;
-viljandi, pr. p., -viljugr, a. with one's own free-will;
-viring, f. self-opinion, self-conceit.
sj-ligr, a. sightly, handsome.
sj-lgr, a. lying on the sea, of fog;
-makr, m. sea-worm.
sjr, sjr or sr (gen. sjvar, sjvar, svar), m. the sea (var sjrinn kyrr mjök; ra t sj).
sj-roka, f. sea-spray;
-rr, m. rowing out to sea (-rrarskip);
-tn, n. seaside-town.
sjvar-afli, m. sea-fishery, catch of fish;
-djp, n. deep of the sea;
-gata, f. way from or to the sea;
-hamarr, m. sea-crag;
-hski, m. danger at sea;
-höll, f. a great hall at the sea-side;
-lopt, n. a house built over the sea;
-rki, n. kingdom of the sea;
-stjarna, f. the star of the sea (the Virgin Mary);
-strönd, f. sea-shore.
sj-vegr, m. = sjvegr;
-verkr, m. sea-sickness.
sj-barinn, pp. sea-beaten;
-bla, f. smooth sea;
-borg, f. sea-town;
-brattr, a. steep towards the sea;
-byg, f. sea-district.
sja (s; sau, suum; soinn), v. (1) to boil, cook (s. mat, sltr, egg); (2) to forge (iron); (3) fig, to brood (tarry) over (s. e-t fyrir sr).
sj-daur, a. drowned at sea.
sj-feldr, a. lucrative, profitable.
sjr (gen. sjs), m. money-bag, purse (sjm, hvat vegi s. s, er ek hefi hr); eiga einn sj, to have a common purse (eir lfr ttu einn sj bir); bera e-n sj or sji, to carry a person in one's purse, to take compensation instead of revenge (orsteinn hvti kvazt eigi vilja bera orgils son sinn sji).
sj-drif, n. spoondrift;
-dr, n. sea-animal;
-fang, n. catch of fish.
sjfar-, gen. from 'sjr', see 'sjvar'.
sj-fer, f. sea-voyage;
-fiskr, m. sea-fish;
-fugl, m. sea-fowl;
-frr, a. (1) sea-worthy (skip frt); (2) er frt, one can be on the sea (hann reri sj hvern dag, er frt var);
-ggr, f. mermaid;
-illska, f. rough sea;
-jökull, m. hummock of frozen sea-water;
-kona, f. mermaid;
-kvikendi, n. sea animal;
-kyrr, a. calm;
-mar, m. seaman, sailor;
-ml, n. flood-mark, high-water-line;
-myrkr, n. darkness at sea.
sjn, f. (1) sight, eyesight (heyrn ok s.); s. er s?gu rkri, sight goes before hearsay; var eim s. sgu rkri um ferir Knts, they had ocular proof of; missa sjnar at auganu, to lose the sight of the eye; (2) look; sundr st?kk sla fyrir s. j?tuns, the pillar flew asunder at the look of the giant; (3) esp. in plur. the eyes (s hn frnar sjnir fylkis linar); svart er mr fyrir sjnum, my eyes grow dim; leia e-n sjnum, to fix one's eyes upon a person (forn jtunn sjnum leiddi sinn andskota).
sjnar-vttr, m. eye-witness;
-vitni, -vtti, n. the testimony of an eye-witness;
-vrr, m. look-out man.
sjn-hagr, -hannr or hannarr, a. having an expert, artistic eye;
-hending, f. line of sight, straight line (eir nmu hending r Mla Ingjaldsgnp);
-henni, f. sharpness of eyesight;
-hverfiligr, a. eye-deceiving;
-hverfing, f. ocular delusion, produced by spells (gra hverfingar mti e-m; vera fyrir hverfingum);
-lauss, a. blind;
-leysi, n. blindness.
sjr (gen. sjvar, sjfar), m. the sea; vera sj, to be out fishing.
sj-reitr, m. = mi;
-roka, f. spindrift, spoondrift;
-skrimsl, n. sea-monster;
-stt, f. sea-sickness;
-tn, n. = sjtn;
-verkr, m. = sjverkr.
sjga, v., see 'sga'.
sjk-dmr, m., -leiki, -leikr, m. sickness, illness;
-ligr, a. sickly.
sjkna (a), v. to become ill.
sjknar, m. illness, disease.



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