AugabragðOld Icelandic Dictionary - augabragð
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "augabragð" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
augabragð Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) twinkling of an eye, moment; á einu ~i, in the twinkling of an eye;
- 2) glance, look; snart ~, a keen glance; hafa ~ af e-u, á e-u, to cast a look at;
- 3) a butt for ridicule, hafa en at ~i, to make sport of ridicule verða at ~ to become a laughingstock.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚢᚴᛅᛒᚱᛅᚴᚦ
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