Search the Northvegr™ Site

Powered by
Visit WordGumbo.
  Home | Site Index | Heithinn Idea Contest |
Zoëga's A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic


veldis-engill, m. archangel;
-hringr, m. halo round the head of a saint;
-stll, m. throne;
-sti, n. throne;
-vndr, m. sceptre.
vlendi, n. gullet, esophagus.
vlendis-gangr, m. belching.
vel-farandi, m., farewell cup (drekka-faranda, -minni).
velfarar-minni, n. farewell cup (drekka-faranda, -minni).
vel-fer, f. well-doing, welfare;
-ferugr, a. well-behaved, righteous.
vl-fimi, -finni, f. artifice.
vel-grt, f. benefit, goodness
-grning. f. benefit, goodness
-grningr, m. benefit, goodness (hann akkai honum -grning sinn).
velgja (-da, -dr), v. to warm.
vli, n. birds tail;
-firi, n. tail-feathers;
-fjr, f. tail-feather.
vlindi, n. pl. tricks (gera e-m v.).
vlinn, a. wily, guileful.
vli-stuttr, a. short-tailed, of a bird.
velja (vel; valda; valir, valdr, valinn), v. to choose, select, pick out (v. e-n til fylgdar vi sik); v. um e-t, to choose between; er gott um at v., there is plenty of choice; eiga um tv kosti at v., to have two alternatives to choose between; v. e-m. hilig (hr) or, to speak ignominiously to (or of) one; hafa valit l, to have picked troops; refl., veljast til e-s, to come forward (vldust margir gfgir menn til essar ferar).
velkja (-ta, -tr), v. (1) to toss about (eir velktu Tuma lengi); impers., velkir e-n hafi, one is tossed about on the sea; refl., velkjast ti, to be tossed about on the sea; (2) to ponder over, consider; hann sr, at eigi mun duga at v. rit, to waver, hesitate; v. e-t fyrir sr, to turn over, revolve, a thing in one's mind.
vel-kominn, pp. welcome (bija e-n vera -kominn).
vell, n. gold; poet. and in compds.
vella (vell; vall, ullum. ollinn), v. (1) to be in a state of ebullition, boil (rigndi bli vellanda); (2) to well up, swarm; v. mkum, to swarm with worms; ullu t r ormar, worms swarmed out.
velia (-da, -dr), v. to prepare or cook by boiling (v. lauk ok grs).
vella, f boiling heat, ebullition.
vell-auigr, a. rich in gold, immensely rich (mar -auigr).
vl-lauss, a. diezess; at -lauss, -laust, without fraud,
vell-heitr, a. boiling hot.
vellingr, m. pottage.
vel-lyndr, a. well-minded;
-menning, f. good upbringing.
vl-ttr, a. wily, tricky;
-prettr, m. wily tricky;
-rr, a. wily;
-ri, n. guileful design, deceitful act;
-samligr, a. guileful (me -samligri flr)
-samr, a. wily.
vel-setning. f well-doing, good position;
-spr, a. good at soothsaying (vlva -sp).
vl-stuttr, a. short-tailed.
velta (velt; valt, ultum; oltinn), v. to roll, tumble over (ultu bir ofan fyrir brekkuna); impers., veltr til vanda, it goes as usual (ok valt til vanda, at bndr flu).
velta (-lta, -ltr). v. to roll, set rolling, with dat. (v. manna bkum fr ftum jarli); impers., vi nst velti skipinu, she capsized; refl., veltast, to turn oneself, revolve (sl veltist um tta ttir); hestrinn veltist um tlf sinnum, the horse rolled itself over; veltast r konungdmi, jarldmi, to give up one's kingdom, earldom (veltist hann r jarldmi ok tk hldsrtt).
velti-ligr, a. rolling (-ligt hjl).
velting (pl. -ar), f. rolling, rotation.
vel-viljar, a. benevolent.
-viljugr, a. benevolent.
venda (-nda, -ndr), v. (1) to wend, turn (vendi S. aptr herinum); v. sinum vegi, to wend ones way (hann vendir snum vegi austr til landsenda); (2) to change, convert (gu vendi v ok sneri til gs); (3) absol., to turn (eir vendu at fjall, er kallat er Vazfell); v. aptr, to return (vendi hann aptr smu lei).
venda (a), v. to change, alter (v. sium snum).
vendi-liga, adv. (1) carefully (spyrja -liga at e-u); segja -liga fr tindum, to tell minutely; (2) quite, entirely (sv var -liga upp gengit alit lausaf hans);
-ligr, a. careful.
vengi, n. pillow, cushion.
venja (van; vanda; vandr and

<< Previous Page       .GIF graphic file version of this page.      Next Page >>

© 2004-2007 Northvegr.
Most of the material on this site is in the public domain. However, many people have worked very hard to bring these texts to you so if you do use the work, we would appreciate it if you could give credit to both the Northvegr site and to the individuals who worked to bring you these texts. A small number of texts are copyrighted and cannot be used without the author's permission. Any text that is copyrighted will have a clear notation of such on the main index page for that text. Inquiries can be sent to Northvegr™ and the Northvegr symbol are trademarks and service marks of the Northvegr Foundation.

> Northvegr™ Foundation
>> About Northvegr Foundation
>> What's New
>> Contact Info
>> Link to Us
>> E-mail Updates
>> Links
>> Mailing Lists
>> Statement of Purpose
>> Socio-Political Stance
>> Donate

> The Vík - Online Store
>> More Norse Merchandise

> Advertise With Us

> Heithni
>> Books & Articles
>> Trúlög
>> Sögumál
>> Heithinn Date Calculator
>> Recommended Reading
>> The 30 Northern Virtues

> Recommended Heithinn Faith Organizations

>> Transcribe Texts
>> Translate Texts
>> HTML Coding
>> PDF Construction

> N. European Studies
>> Texts
>> Texts in PDF Format
>> NESP Reviews
>> Germanic Sources
>> Roman Scandinavia
>> Maps

> Language Resources
>> Zoga Old Icelandic Dict.
>> Cleasby-Vigfusson Dictionary
>> Sweet's Old Icelandic Primer
>> Old Icelandic Grammar
>> Holy Language Lexicon
>> Old English Lexicon
>> Gothic Grammar Project
>> Old English Project
>> Language Resources

> Northern Family
>> Northern Fairy Tales
>> Norse-ery Rhymes
>> Children's Books/Links
>> Tafl
>> Northern Recipes
>> Kubb

> Other Sections
>> The Holy Fylfot
>> Tradition Roots

Search Now:

Host Your Domain on Dreamhost!

Please Visit Our Sponsors

Web site design and coding by Golden Boar Creations