Freista

Old Icelandic Dictionary - freista

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "freista" in English.

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

freista Old Icelandic word can mean:

freista
(að), v.
freista
1) to tempt, make trial of, with gen.;
freista
2) to try;
freista
~ íþróttar, to try a feat;
freista
~ sín í móti e-m, to try one’s strength against another;
freista
with infin., ~ at renna skeið, to try to run a race.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚱᛁᛁᛋᛏᛅ

Abbreviations used:

gen.
genitive.
n.
neuter.
e-m
einhverjum.
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