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Zoëga's A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic


fram stefnunni, keep on in the same direction; (2) appointed meeting (N. konungr kom fyrr miklu til stefnunnar ok bei ar lengi); (3) the appointed time for meeting (er s. s var liin, er kvein var, etc.); (4) summons; riggja ntta s., a summons with three days' notice; Otkell ltr egar dynja stefnuna, O. immediately thundered out the summons.
stefni, n. prow, stem, = stafn.
stefning, f. summoning, citation.
stefnu-bo, n. a summoning to a meeting;
-dagr, m. day of summons (leggja e-m -dag); plur., -daggar, summoning-days (when summoning could be lawfully done);
-fr, f. summoning-journey (fara -fr);
-lag, n. appointment for a meeting;
-leiangr, m. naval expedition to an appointed meeting;
-myrginn, m. the morning of a citation-day;
-star, m. meeting-place, appointment (halda -sta);
-stund, f. the time of an appointment;
-sk, f. a case of citation;
-tal, n. discourse at a meeting;
-tmi, m. meeting-time;
-vttr, m. a witness to a summons;
-vtti, n. evidence of a lawful summoning.
steggi, m. he-bird, in 'andar-steggi'.
stegla (-da, -dr), v. to expose, set up (a slain enemy's head).
steigur-liga, adv. proudly.
steik (gen. -ar, pl. -ar), f. steak.
steikara-hs, n. kitchen;
-hfingi, -meistari, m. head cook, master cook.
steikari, m. roaster, cook.
steikja (-ta, -tr), v. to roast (s. teini); s. smra en, to have a smaller steak on the spit than.
steina (-da, -dr), v. to stain, colour, paint (skipit var allt steint fyrir ofan sj); steind kli, coloured cloths.
steina-br, f. stone bridge, stone arch;
-srvi, n. stone necklace.
-stein-btr, m. sea-wolf, wolf-fish;
-blindr, a. stone-blind;
-bogi, m. stone arch;
-borg, f. stone castle;
-delfr, m. wheat-ear, fallow finch;
-dyrr, f. pl. doorway of stone;
-garr, m. stone fence;
-geit, f. ibex.
steingeitar-merki, n. Capricorn.
stein-glf, n. stone floor;
-hjarta, n. heart of stone;
-hs, n. stone house;
-hll, f. stone hall;
-kast, n. throwing stones, a stone's throw;
-ketill, m. stone kettle;
-kirkja, f. stone church;
-ligr, a. stony (-ligt hjarta);
-meistari, m. stone-mason;
-mustari, n. = -kirkja;
-mrr, m. stone wall.
steinn (-s, -ar), m. (1) stone, boulder, rock (s. einn mikill); (2) precious stone (bitullinn var settr steinum); (3) calculus or stone in the bladder; (4) paint (skip teint bi hvtum steini ok rauum); (5) stone building, cloister, cell; setjast (or ganga) stein, to become a hermit.
stein-nkkvi, m. stone-boat;
-r or -i, a. violent (eptir at kom -r tnyringr);
-pikka, f. mason's pick;
-rfr, n. stone roof;
-setja, v. to set with stones;
-smir, m. mason;
-smi, f. stone-masonry;
-smi, n. (1) = -sm; (2) articles worked of stone, stone implements;
-stt, f. calculous disease, stone;
-spjald, n. stone tablet;
-stlpi, m. stone pillar;
-strti, n. paved street;
-tlga, f. stone-carving;
-veggr, m. stone wall;
-virki, n. fortification of stone;
-ildr, pp. panelled with stone;
-r, f. stone coffin;
-r, f. stone arrow.
stekkr (-jar or -s, -ir or -ar), m. lamb's fold (sem lamb r stekk).
stekk-t, f. the time when the lambs are kept in folds.
stela (stel; stal, stlum; stolinn), v. to steal, with dat.; s. e-u fr e-m, to steal from one; s. e-n e-u, to rob one of (s. e-n eign sinni); ss er stolinn hamri, Thor is robbed of his hammer; refl., stelast at e-m or e-n, to steal upon, attack one unawares; s. fr e-m, to steal away from; recipr., stelast fr, to steal from one another.
stelari, m. stealer, thief.
stelkr, m. redshank (a bird).
stelling, f. mast-step (ss var stellingunni); cf. 'stallr' 3.
stemma (-da, -dr), v. to stem, stop, dam up, esp. a stream or fluid (eir stemdu sv uppi vatnit); steinn s, er stemdi urftina, stopped the urine; impers., stra lki stemdi uppi, were stemmed, obstructed; refl., stemmast,

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