Augabragð

Old 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:

augabragð
n.
augabragð
1) twinkling of an eye, moment; á einu ~i, in the twinkling of an eye;
augabragð
2) glance, look; snart ~, a keen glance; hafa ~ af e-u, á e-u, to cast a look at;
augabragð
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

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.
e-u
einhverju.
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