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Zoëga's A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic


ysja (ys, usta ust), v. to rush (ustu eir fram r skginum).
ys-mikill, a. noisy, uproarious.
yss, m. noise, uproar, riot ( gerist . mikill boenum).
ystr, m. noise, whistling sound (. vatna); . smbarna, cries, wailings.
(gen. -jar, dat. -ju; pl. -jar), f. bondmaid, bondwomnan.
-borinn, pp. born of a bondwoman.
a (-dda, -ddr), v. (1) to win over, attach; . sr, to attach to oneself (hann ferr va um lnd ok ddi sr flkit); (2) to explain, interpret (. draum); (3) to signify (hvat tlar enna draum .?); (4) refl., ast e-n, to attach oneself to, associate with one; . e-n me vinttu, to be on a friendly footing with one; . e-m = . e-n; Uni ddist runni, dttur Leilfs, U. paid court to Th., daughter of L.; . til e-s, undir e-n, to attach oneself to, pay homage to, submit to (vildu eir heldr . undir hans konungdm en undir Sva-konung; ddust til hans margir hfingjar af rum lndum).
a, f. attachment, love.
derska, -eska, f. = verska.
erskr, -eskr, a. = verskr.
ing, f. (1) interpretation, translation; (2) sense, meaning.
-leikr, m. attachment, affection;
-ligr, a. attached, affectionate;
-lti, n. = -leikr.
r, a. kind, affectionate, affable.
-verska, f. (1) German language or custom; (2) Germany (= verskuland);
-verskr, a. German.
f, f. (1) theft; (2) stolen goods.
fr, pp. covered with little hillocks (fur), uneven, of a field (par var ft mjk).
fi, n. theft, stolen goods.
fi-gjld, n. pl. a fine for theft.
fska, f. theft, stolen goods.
zkr, a. = verskr (. sull).
giligr, a. acceptable, agreeable.
gindi, n. pl. pleasure; gera e-m e-t til ginda, to do a thing to please one,
gja (-a, -r), v. (1) to make acceptable; (2) to push roughly, shove, with dat.; orsteinn gir honum bekkinn, Th. pushes him roughly on the bench.
gr, a. acceptable, agreeable.
fa (-a, -r), v. (1) to full (. kli); (2) to press; . e-n um lisbeina, to press one for help; (3) to walk heavily, lumber (fi hn ofan til rinnar); (4) refl., fast vi, to quarrel, squabble; . til e-s, to struggle (fight) for a thing (eigi mun ek lengi . til hvlunnar vi ik).
fa, f, f. quarrel, squabble.
fni, f. disposition to quarrel.
gn (gen. agnar), f. silence; slr e-n, one is struck dumb.
gull, a. habitually silent, taciturn.
kk (gen. akkar, pl. akkir), f. (1) pleasure, liking; gera e-t til akka e-s, to one's liking, to please a person; (2) thanks (Aur tk at rne kkum); mr er . e-u, I am thankful for a thing; kunna e-m . fyrir e-t, to be much obliged to one for a thing; gera gui akkir fyrir e-t, to thank God for a thing.
ll (gen. allar), f. young fir-tree. mb (gen. ambar), f. paunch.
n (gen. anar, pl. anir), f. tenter, stretcher (eir tku grur af num).
ngull (pl. nglar), m. stein of tangle (S. greip upp einn ngulinn).
rf (gen. arfar, pl. arfar), f. want, need, necessity; e-s er ., a thing is wanted, is necessary (hn kva ess litla .); e-m er e-s ., e-m er . e-u, one is in need of; er p. verr, when wanted; ef grast arfar ess if need be; ola . e-s, to be in want of; fjr sns, er fengit hefir, skylit mar p. ola, a man should not stint himself of money he has made; rfum meirr, more than wanted, excessively; e-t kemr vel arfar, it comes to good use, comes in when wanted; vinna ., to suffice; kunna . (with infin.), to long to, feel impelled to.
rf-gi, poet. no need, not needed.

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