VandrOld Icelandic Dictionary - vandr
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "vandr" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
vandr Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (vönd, vant), a.
- 1) difficult, requiring pains and care; sýndist henni vant at neita þessu boði, it was a risk to refuse such an offer; ór vöndu er at ráða, this is a difficult case; vera vant við kominn, to be in a perplexity;
- 2) e-m er vant við e-n, one is under obligation to a person, = e-m er vandi á við e-n;
- 3) careful; v. at e-u, particular about (hversu v. muntu vera at kaupunautum?).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᚾᛏᚱ
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