Auga

Old Icelandic Dictionary - auga

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "auga" in English.

As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):

auga Old Icelandic word can mean:

auga
(gen. pl. augna), n.
auga
1) eye;
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lúka (bregða) upp augum, bregða augum í sundr, to open (lift up) the eyes;
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lúka aptr augum, to shift the eyes;
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renna (bregða, leiða) augum til e-s, to turn the eyes to;
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leiða e-n augum, to measure one with the eyes;
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berja augum í e-t, to take into consideration;
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koma augum á e-t, to set eyes on, become aware of;
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hafa ~ á e-u, t have, keep, an eye upon;
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segja e-t í augu upp, to one’s face, right in the face;
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unna e-m sem augum í höfði sér, as one’s own eye-balls;
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e-m vex e-t í augu, one has scruples about;
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náit er nef augum, the nose is neighbor to the eyes;
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gløggt er gests ~t, a guest’s eye is sharp;
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mörg eru dags augu, the day has many eyes;
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eigi leyna augu, ef ann kona manni, the eyes cannot hide it if a woman loves a man;
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2) hole, aperture in a needle (nálar~), in a millstone (kvarnar~) or an axe-head;
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3) pit full of water.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚢᚴᛅ

Abbreviations used:

gen.
genitive.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
e-s
einhvers.
e-t
eitthvat.
e-u
einhverju.
e-m
einhverjum.
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