Frá

Old Icelandic Dictionary - frá

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "frá" in English.

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

frá Old Icelandic word can mean:

frá
I) prep. with dat.
frá
1) from (ganga ~ lögbergi);
frá
skamt ~ ánni, a short distance from the river;
frá
2) away from (nökkut ~ öðrum mönnum);
frá
3) of time, alit ~ eldingu, all along from daybreak;
frá
dag ~ degi, one day after another;
frá
4) from among, beyond;
frá
gera sik auðkendan ~ öðrum mönnum, to make oneself conspicuous;
frá
5) against;
frá
frá líkindum, against likelihood;
frá
6) of, about;
frá
er mér svá ~ sagt konungi, I am told so about the king;
frá
7) as adv. away;
frá
hverfa ~, to turn away;
frá
til ok ~, to and fro;
frá
héðan í ~, hence, henceforlh;
frá
þar út í frá, secondly, next.
frá
II) from fregna.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚱᛅ

Abbreviations used:

dat.
dative.
adv.
adverb.
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