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Zoëga's A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic


ant, authority; (2) the hero of a tale;
-sgn, f. tradition.
sg-vsi, f. tattling propensity.
sk (gen. sakar, pl. sakar or sakir), f. (1) charge, the offence charged; snn s., a true charge; gera sakar hendr sr, to incur charges; gera sakir vi e-n, to do offence or harm to one; sannr at s., proved (found) guilty; gefa e-m (upp) sakir, to remit a charge; gefa e-m s. (sakar) e-u, gefa e-m e-t at s., to make a charge against one; frast undan skum, to plead not guilty; vera (bundinn) skum vi e-n, to have done offence to one (konungr tk str gjld af bndum eim, er honum ttu skum vi sik); (2) suit, action, in court; eiga s. e-u, to have a ground for complaint; ek sjlfr s. v, that is my own affair; skja e-n skum, to prosecute one; svfa allar sakar, to settle all causes; fara me skina, to conduct the suit; segja fram sk sna, to declare ones suit; (3) effect; hafa ekki at s., to effect nothing; tk roddr at vanda um kvmur hans, ok hafi ekki at s., but to no effect; (4) cause, reason (tti konungi sakir til, tt hann hefi eigi komit); fyrir hverja s., for the sake of what, why ? fyrir (essa) s.,for that reason, therefore; af eim skum, from that cause (sv lauk essu, at hsfreyja lzt af eim skum); fyrir e-s sakir or skum, for the sake of, because of; fyrir star sakir, for love's sake; with respect to (skyldi boit vera sem vegligast, bi fyrir tilfanga sakir ok fjlmennis); fyrir mnum skum, for my sake, for my part; um sakar nar, for thy sake; of time, um nokkurra ntta sakir,for a few nights; of (um) stundar sakir,/r a -while; um sinns sakir, for this once; um ntr sakir, for one night; sakir e-s, skum e-s = fyrir sakir e-s, fyrir skum e-s.
skkva (skk; skk, sukkum; sokkinn), v. to sink (sktan skk nir me llum farminum).
skkva (-ta, -t), v. to sink, make to sink, with dat. (reru eir menn t fjr ok sktu ar nir kistunni); refl., skkvast, to sink down (ormrinn sktist sinn).
sktt, a. n., in the phrase, eiga s. vi e-n, to have many quarrels with ( ek s. vi flkit).
sknur, m. = saknar.
sk-tal, n. = saktal.
sku-dlgr, -nautr, m. a person with whom one is at variance, enemy, adversary.
sk-vrn, f. defence in a suit.
sl (gen. slva), n. pl. an edible seaweed, dulse.
slu-, gen. from 'sala';
-v, f. a piece of common stuff, wadmal.
sluvar-brkr, f. pl., -kufl, m., -kyrtill, m. breeks, cowl, kirtle made of ordinary stuff (sluv).
slva-fjara, f. beach where dulse is gathered, dulse-gathering (vera -fjru);
-kaup, n. purchase of dulse.
sndugr, a. sandy, = sendinn.
sng-bk, f. song-book, chant-book;
-fri, n. musical instrument;
-hlj, n. pl. singing, music;
-hljmi, m. sound of music;
-hs, n. choir;
-rtt, f. = -list.
sngla (a), v. to make a jingling or ringing sound (spratt jrnit glfit, sv at snglai vi).
song-list, f. art of music;
-mar, m. singer;
-mr, f. (1) singing maid; (2) a kind of bell;
-nm, n. instruction in music.
sngr (-s, -var), m. (1) singing, music (heyra fagran sng); (2) song, lay (upphaf snganna).
sng-raust, -rdd, f. singing-voice;
-tl, n. pl. = -fri.
sngvinn, a. given to singing.
srvi, n. necklace (steina-srvi).

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