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Zoëga's A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic


V


vismjrs-horn, a horn, vessel, of oil;
-ker,
n., a horn, vessel, of oil;
-ketill,
m. a horn, vessel, of oil;
-kvistr,
m. olive branch;
-tr, n. olive free.
vi-spell, -spjall, n. conversation;
-staa, f. resistance (fekk hann enga -stu);
-snd, f. =virsn, virsjn;
-smandi, pr. p. beseeming;
-sming, f. respects, homage (veita e-m -sming); hgr -smingar, easy to get on with;
-taka, f. (1) reception, receiving hann fekk ar enga -tku, he was rejected; veita konungi -tku, to receive the thing; (2) pl., esp. hospitalily; vera gr -takna, to be a good host; f gar -tkur, to be well received; (3) resistance, = virtaka (var ar ltil -taka.);
-takandi, m. receiver;
-tal, n. conversation, = virtal;
-tekja, f, reception (f gar -tekjur);
-tekt, f. = virtekt;
-tkiligr, a. agreeable.
vitku-mar, m. receiver.
vi-varan, f. warning;
-varnam, f. abstinence from (-varnan fzlu);
-vindill, m. woodbine;
-vri, n. =virvri;
-vrun, f. = -varan.
vigg, n. poet. horse, steed.
vigr (pl. vigrar), f. poet. spear.
vika, (gen. pl. vikna), f. (1) week; n lfa sumarit til tta vikna, till it was eight weeks to winter; hin helga v., Holy-week (after Whitsun); efsta v., the last week of Lent, Passion-week; (2) sea-mile, = vika sjvar, v. svar (lafseyjar liggja t firinum hlfa ara viku undan Reykjanesi).
vikna (a), v. to give way (v. fyrir, v. vi); of ranks in battle, in wrestling (gekk L. sv fast fram, at eir viknuu fyrir Skotarnir).
vikttr, a. bald on the forehead above the temples (bleikr hr ok v. snemma).
vikr, f. pumice-stone (fl v. mikil binn Nfrholt).
vil (gen. vilia), n. pl. entrails.
vil, n. (1) desire, lust (dul ok v.); (2) v. e-m, at one's will, to one's liking (ra drauma v. e-m).
vil-bjrg, f, good help.
vild, f. (1) will, liking (eptir vrri v.); (2) favour (fyrir vildar sakir vi linn).
vildar-flk, n. the chosen people;
-kli, n. pl. the best clothes, state robes;
-li, n. the best men, favourites;
-mar, m. a distinquished man, favourite (konungr ok mart -manna);
-mr, f. favourite maid, maid of honour.
vildis-lr. m. the best men, = vildarli;
-mar, m. = vildarmar.
vildr (compar. vildri or vildari, superl. vilztr or vildastr), a. (1) agreeable (era s vinr rum, er vilt eitt segir); (2) good, choice, esp. in compar. and superl. better, best; honum var ekki vildara af vn, he expected nothing better; vildra sver, better sword.
vil-gali, m. flattery, = fagrgali.
vilgi, adv. (1) very; v. mjk, very much (hann kvddi engu v. mjk); (2) by no means, not at all (hann vissi at v. grla).
vilgis, adv. very, = vilgi (v. opt.).
vil-hallr, a. partial; segja -hallt, to give a partial, unfair report (lismenn segja opt -hallt, ok segja at, er eir vildi at vri).
vili (gen. vilja), m. (1) will, wish, desire (sigrsll er gr v.); (2) disposition, mind (vera e-m me gum vilja); (3) delight, joy; vanr vilja, Joyless.
vili-sess, m. pleasant seat (?).
vilja (vil, vilda, viljat), v. (1) to will, wish, with infin. (n vil ek spyrja yr); Austmar kvazt vildu (pret. infin.) fyrir hafa land, the Easterling said he wished to have land for (the ship); with the infin. left out or understood; vildi Aalrr hann ekki ar, A. wished him not (to be) there; hn vildi hann feigan, she wished him dead; with subj., viltu, at ek fara til eyjanna, wilt thou that I shall go to the islands; (2) with acc. to wish, want (eigi vil ek essa); hvat vilt honum, what dost thou want with him?; v. hverjum manni gott, to wish good to everybody; v. heldr, to prefer (viltu heldr dminn ?); (3) impers., var sigit inn eptir firinum sv sem vera vildi, as best might be, at random; er vel vildi, when the luck was fair; (4) v. e-m, to favour



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