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Zoëga's A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic


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ska (-dda, -ddr), v.; skir hann sik, he puts on his shoes.
ski, n. pl. a piece of skin cut square for making a pair of shoes (var skorin yxnis-hin til ska).
sk-leikr, m. scathefulness.
skr, a. scatheful, noxious (skar tungur); skir vargar, wild beasts.
skkja, f. harlot, = pta.
skkju-sonr, m. whore-son.
skra, f., see 'skra'.
skting, f. scoff, taunt (svara e-m sktingu or af sktingu).
skfnungr (-s, -ar), m. the shin, shin-bone (skeinast skfnungunum).
skfnungs-x, f. a kind of axe.
skfu-leikr, m. a kind of game.
skkull (pl. skklar), m. car-pole.
skll, f. loud, scornful laughter, mockery (gra mikla s. at e-m).
skllttr, a. bald, bald-headed.
skmm (gen. skammar, pl. skammir), f. shame; lifa vi s., to live in shame; er at s. at sitja hj, it is a shame to sit idly by; fra s. at e-m, gra e-m s., to bring dishonour on one; ba skmm, to suffer disgrace; veia at s., to be put to shame.
skp, n. pl. (1) what is fated, one's fate, doom (eigi m vi skpunum sporna); ef at skpum ferr, if it goes according to the natural course of things; (2) curse ( er konunga-brn uru fyrir stjpmra skpum); (3) with the article, skpin, the genitals.
skr (gen. skarar, pl. skarar), f. (1) rim, edge; allt t at skrinni, to the rim of the ice; fig., skra til skarar, to slide to the very edge, come to a crisis (skal n til skarar skra me okkr Knti brur mnum); tjaldskr, edge of a tent; spretta skrum, to lift the edges of the tent; (2) the joints in a ship's planking (skipit hafi bilat at skrunum, er fram var sett); (3) step (eir skyldu sitja hsti skr hrra en jarlar, en skr lgra en sjlfr hann); (4) hair; s. nam at dja, he tossed his locks; s. var fyrir enni, the hair was cut across the forehead; rautt mun sj skrina, there will be bloody locks; (5) = skari (better 'skor').
skrttr, a. notched, serrated.
skrug-lyndi, n. noble character;
-lyndr, a. noble, frank-minded;
-samr, a. stately (-sm hbli).
skru-leikr, m. = skrungskapr;
-liga, adv. notably, bravely, manfully (hefna e-s -liga);
-ligr, a. (1) bold, manly, imposing in appearance (manna -ligastr at sj); (2) magnificent, fine (-lig veizla, ra); me -ligum flutningi, with manly pleading.
skrung-lyndr, a. = skruglyndr.
skrungr, m. (1) foreman, leader (nema hann gerist s. fyrir essu mli); (2) a prominent or outstanding person, a notable man or woman (var orkell vitr mar ok s. mikill).
skrung-skapr, m. nobleness, manliness (me miklum rkdm ok -skap).
slafast (a), v. refl. to slacken.
slag, n. (1) blow, stroke (s. undir kinnnina); eigast slg vi, to come to blows; (2) fig. blow, defeat; veita, gefa e-m s., to defeat; (3) skirmish, opp. to a pitched battle (jarl tti tvr flk-orrustur, en mrg slg ok manndrp); (4) nick of time ( essu slagi koma eir af sr akkerinu).
slaga (a), v. to tack, cruise.
slag-, f. a ewe to be slaughtered;
-lar, f. pl. saddle-straps;
-brandr, m. (1) bolt, bar; (2) war-engine.
slagna (a), v. to flow over, be spilt (fll ofan ketillinn ok slagnai sveininn r katlinum).
slag-net, n. a fowler's net.
slagningr, m. a kind of cloak.
slagr (pl. -ir), m. (1) blow, stroke, = slag; (2) tune, air, played on a stringed instrument (konungr spuri, hvrt hann kynni eigi fleiri slagi).
slakna (a), v. to slacken, get slack.
slangi, m. serpent, = ormr.
slaxa (a), v. to make a bubbling noise (slaxai srinu).
sl (sl; sl, slgum; sleginn; pret. also sleri), v. (1) to smite, strike (s. e-n hgg, kinnhest); (2) s. hrpu, filu, to strike the harp, fiddle; s. slag, to strike up a tune; s. leik, to strike up, begin, a game; s. vef, to strike the web, to weave; (3) to hammer, forge (s. gull, silfr, sver); s. e-t e-u, to



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